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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.

Welcome to armasuisse

The Federal Office for Defence Procurement (armasuisse) is the federal competence center for the procurement of technologically complex systems and equipment, security relevant technologies and quality management, and the Real Estate DDPS.


New Deputy National Armaments Director, New Director of the Land Systems competence sector

On 1 May 2015 Peter Hintermann and Hans Jörg Feller take up their respective new posts as Deputy National Armaments Director and Director of the Land Systems competence sector. With these two appointments, the senior management of armasuisse is now complete.

Positive feedback for industrial briefing by armasuisse

The industrial briefing „Fit for the future“ on Thursday, organised by armasuisse, met with great interest. The event was also attended by Claude-France Arnould, Chief Executive of the European Defence Agency (EDA). More than 200 representatives from Swiss Industry and the Federal Department of Defence Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) followed the speakers’ presentations.


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