With a distinguished heritage spanning back to 1860, Hirtenberger Defence Europe (HDE) is known for developing, manufacturing and supplying the highest quality mortar ammunition, mortar weapons and mortar digitization solutions available on today's global market. Located in Austria, HDE serves as the main production and R&D facility for the Hirtenberger Defence Systems group. A technology leader in their field, HDE's years of service to the world's militaries have created a company that understands and meets the end-users' needs like no other. HDE makes the world's most effective and safe mortar weapon systems. By combining world-leading innovation and implementing digitization solutions with advanced ammunition technologies, HDE mortar systems deliver superior reliability, performance and accuracy. They are built with the soldier in mind, drawing on years of experience in the field and years of mortar know-how.