Call for the Cyber Startup Challenge 2020

Are you a start-up company and interested in bringing innovative technologies to the Swiss Armed Forces? The Cyber-Defence Campus, armasuisse Science and Technology, is looking for innovative technologies and explores the startup market by organizing the Cyber Startup Challenge 2020.

Futher information and registration

Review and outlook of the university internship

Silvan Hunhevicz has been employed as a university intern in the competence sector of External Relations at armasuisse since January 2020. In the interview, you can find out more about his experiences over the last few months and what he hopes to achieve in the second half of his university internship.


Baptism of Fire for the Research Demonstrator «ARMANO»

The collapsed parts of the former ammunition depot Mitholz and the cone of debris in front of it still contain around 3500 gross tons of ammunition remnants. armasuisse Science and Technology is investigating how robotic tools can support a clearance action.


Hermes 900 HFE drone crashes in Israel

On Wednesday, 5 August, a Hermes 900 HFE drone intended for the Swiss Armed Forces crashed in the desert over Israeli territory during a test flight. The cause of the accident is as yet unknown and is the subject of ongoing investigations.

Media release

Information for the media



With us you will have the opportunity to work on unique major projects.

Your dedication will help make Switzerland a more secure and attractive place.

Renting and buying

Renting and buying

You can acquire armed forces equipment at the following address:  


Find out what uses military real estate can be put to.

Become a supplier

Become a supplier

Would you like to be an armasuisse supplier?

Here you’ll find the key information on public tenders and the related procedure. 




The competence sectors «Command & Control and Reconnaissance Systems», «Land Systems», «Aeronautical Systems» and «Purchasing and Cooperations» are responsible for procurement on behalf of the Swiss Armed Forces, the Confederation and other customers.

armasuisse Real Estate

armasuisse Real Estate

The competence sector for real estate within the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) is responsible for the overall management of buildings and facilities belonging to the DDPS. - Pages available in german, french and italian.

armasuisse Science and Technology S+T

armasuisse Science and Technology S+T

S + T is the technology center of the VBS. The tasks include Technology Management at and independent expertises and tests.

National Armaments Director

National Armaments Director’s page

National Armaments Director’s page

The National Armaments Director is responsible for the development, evaluation, procurement and disposal of systems and equipment of the Armed Forces and other customers.

An additional area of responsibility concerns planning and procurement for the Federal Department for Defence, Civil Protection and Sports (DDPS).