Our Company

Silentium Defence is a global leader in the design, commercialisation and deployment of passive surveillance systems. These provide real-time situational awareness across any domain – air, land, sea or space.

We specialise in tailored solutions designed to meet the critical surveillance and traffic management demands of high-end customers. Building systems that will empower your organisation to protect what matters when it matters most.

Our solutions enable you to detect objects in any environment without advertising your presence. Armed with this intelligence you can better define risk and more confidently decide on the best action to protect your assets.

Always be informed of what’s in your environment. Work with us today

Our Team

The Silentium Defence team is recognised globally as Situational Awareness experts. Together we have decades of experience in passive radar system design and algorithms. Our engineers, developers, radar experts and project managers leverage this to provide a full suite of products and services ranging from co-design to commercialisation, deployment and system support.

Simon Palumbo, CTO

Simon is a co-founder of Silentium Defence and an expert in radio frequency hardware and passive radar systems.

Dr James Palmer, CEO

James is a co-founder of Silentium Defence and an internationally recognised expert on Passive Radar signal processing and system development.

Our Values


We care about what we do, because what we do really matters.
We deliver as a team, and we look after one another.


We believe real data wins arguments.
We make as few assumptions as possible.


We take ownership.
Step up, communicate and deliver it.

Career Opportunities

We are a highly skilled, tight-knit, collaborative team and are always on the lookout for talented people keen to help grow our business. People who want to make an impact on a global scale. If this sounds like you, we’d love to chat.

Do you want to help change the future of situational awareness?