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Benjamin Marpe (left) and Dirk Galda head the newly founded R&S Marinesysteme GmbH based in Kiel.
Benjamin Marpe (left) and Dirk Galda head the newly founded R&S Marinesysteme GmbH based in Kiel.
Munich | 04-Feb-2019 | Secure Communications

Rohde & Schwarz founds R&S Marinesysteme GmbH to strengthen its naval business

Rohde & Schwarz is expanding its naval expertise in Kiel by founding R&S Marinesysteme GmbH. The company develops and implements solutions for communications management and reliable communications intelligence and radar intelligence on board naval vessels.

The newly founded R&S Marinesysteme GmbH complements the expertise of the Rohde & Schwarz group in the national and international naval environment. The corporate group is investing in the Kiel location in order to provide even better support for the German navy and naval industry in current and future projects in close collaboration with the Hamburg location. Dr. Dirk Galda and Benjamin Marpe have been appointed managing directors of the new company.

With its solutions, R&S Marinesysteme GmbH creates the technical prerequisites for secure communications and a valuable contribution to situational awareness. One focus is on the implementation of information transmission systems that are used to manage and monitor the entire communications traffic and take into account critical cybersecurity requirements.

R&S Marinesysteme meets this need by offering solutions for detecting and analyzing communications and radar signals. This can also help improve tactical situational awareness and protect the platform.

"R&S Marinesysteme can rely on the Rohde & Schwarz group's many years of experience in the navy business," points out Managing Director Dirk Galda. Benjamin Marpe adds: "We are pleased to be able to now provide even more specific support for our customers with innovative software solutions for communications and for communications intelligence and radar intelligence on board naval vessels."

Rohde & Schwarz

The Rohde & Schwarz technology group develops, produces and markets innovative communications, information and security products for professional users. The group's test and measurement, broadcast and media, aerospace | defense | security, networks and cybersecurity business fields address many different industry and government-sector market segments. On June 30, 2018, Rohde & Schwarz had approximately 11,500 employees. The independent group achieved a net revenue of approximately EUR 2 billion in the 2017/2018 fiscal year (July to June). The company has its headquarters in Munich, Germany. Internationally, it has subsidiaries in more than 70 countries, with regional hubs in Asia and America.
R&S® is a registered trademark of Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co.KG.

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