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State of the Art Solutions for Military and Law Enforcement      

Technisch anspruchsvolle Lösungen für Militär und Polizei     

State of the Art Solutions for Military and Law Enforcement 

Technisch anspruchsvolle Lösungen für Militär und Polizei

ABOUT US

JK Defence & Security Products GmbH is a value-added distributor in the fields of MILCOM, TACTICAL and SAFETY. Our services include consulting, long-term spare parts supply, repair & maintenance, and technical-logistical support for our products.
Our declared goal is to provide world-leading solutions in our product areas on the German defence and security market and to be a reliable and valued partner to our customers with our services throughout the entire product life cycle, thus contributing to a safer and more defensible Europe.

HISTORY

In 1992, JK Industrial Services GmbH was founded by former CEO Joachim Kalweit in Krefeld. In the first years the company mainly dealt with international trade in spare parts for military aircraft before we developed our current profile as JK Defence & Security Products GmbH.

1992

Company founded as JK Industrial Services GmbH by Joachim Kalweit in his own home in Krefeld.

Trade with spare parts for the Alpha Jet program.

1994

Strategic partnership with Simrad Optronics

1996

Relocation and expansion of office and storage space in Krefeld

1998

Relocation and expansion to the current location in Kempen, Industriering Ost

1999

Takeover of emergency equipment for air crews from the company Raddatz

2000

Foundation of a distributor for adhesive products, JK Technischer Handel

2001

First framework contract for repair & maintenance

2005

Strategic partnership with Harris in the field of tactical communications

2006

Complete reconstruction and expansion, installation of workshops for the repair of customer equipment.

Change of name to JK Defence & Security Products GmbH.

2013

Philip Kalweit joins his father's company.

2016

Strategic partnerships with Theon Sensors and H. Henriksen (REBS)

2017

Founation of JK Defense Logistics LLC., USA in the field of military spare parts support as well as spin-off of the adhesives business into the seperate legal entity into JK Technischer Handel GmbH

2019

Retirement of Joachim Kalweit from the management and takeover by Philip Kalweit

2021

The adhesives business is acquired by Krückemeyer GmbH. JK is now fully focused on the government markets for defence and security.