First tests from diving robot demonstrator

The SDRZ DDPS is investigating how underwater robots can support divers of the Kommando KAMIR in their wide scope of activities. In February of this year, the first joint test was performed successfully with a research demonstrator.

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New coronavirus

As of 6 June, the Federal Council will relax further measures. Many leisure, entertainment and sports activities currently restricted will then be permitted as long as attendance lists are taken, and precautionary measures and rules on hygiene and social distancing are observed.

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Ammunition becomes ecological

Environmental protection is ubiquitous in our everyday life and also has an impact on the production of ammunition. The department Explosive Materials and Ammunition Surveillance (WTE) is involved, in cooperation with industry, in the transition to «ecological» ammunition, the aim of which is to be more eco-friendly and less harmful to people.

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Second proposals for fighter aircraft and ground-based defence system by November 2020

Due to the difficult global situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the second proposals for new fighter aircraft and new extended-range ground-based defence systems are expected in November 2020. This new date does not impact the procurement schedule.

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Procurement

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.

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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).