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The Competence sectors

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The procurement of systems and equipment for the armed forces and other customers is a core activity of armasuisse.


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The Competence Sector Science + Technology S+T acts as research and technology hub of the DDPS.

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armasuisse Real Estate

armasuisse Real Estate is responsible for the real estate management within the DDPS with 14 000 buildings and facilities.


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swisstopo is the competence center for geodata. All maps, CDs and DVDs can be ordered online.

Welcome to armasuisse

armasuisse is the federal competence center for the procurement of technologically complex systems and equipment, security relevant technologies and quality management, the Real Estate DDPS, and the geographical reference data of Switzerland.


Visit of the Deputy Head of Armaments and the the Commander of the Swiss Air Force to Singapore

Bern, 09.02.2014 - From 10 to 13 February 2014, Lieutenant General Aldo C. Schellenberg, Commander of the Swiss Air Force, will pay a return visit to Singapore. The programme scheduled for the Commander of the Air Force, who will be accompanied by Martin Sonderegger, the Deputy Head of Armaments, will focus on mutual talks and a visit to the Singapore Airshow 2014.

Technical verification firings with Gripen on the Axalp

Technical verification firings with Gripen on the Axalp
Bern, 8.4.2013 - This morning, after a direct flight from Linköping/Sweden, two Gripen C fighter aircraft landed at Emmen airbase. This week the two fighter aircraft will carry out technical verification firings with the on-board cannon at the Axalp firing range.


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