Hensoldt is a multinational corporation with headquarters in Munich, Germany; whose main product areas include avionics; radar and optoelectronics. The company focuses on sensor technologies, to provide missions the defence, security and aerospace sectors with protection and surveillance.

In 2019, HENSOLDT South Africa Africa was launched, as the result of a merger between GEW Technology and HENSOLDT Optronics Pty, 2 South African entities. HENSOLDT South Africa is headquartered in Pretoria, with an additional office in Irene (in Gauteng, between Pretoria and Johannesburg).