People screening systems

A clear view for better security – using x-ray systems and metal detectors, hidden threats can be detected effectively and reliably.

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Connectivity and interoperability between the command and control domain and the simulation environment

Troops need full and consistent information on the latest situation to plan activities for military deployments and operations. Command and control (C2) systems are used for this. As part of the project to procure new C2 systems, research testing and evaluation is being conducted with the assistance of training and simulation methods supported by artificial intelligence (AI).

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Reconnaissance technologies: armasuisse is organising an international research experiment in Walenstadt in cooperation with NATO

From 13 – 20 May, armasuisse carried out a joint research measurement experiment in Switzerland with the research organisation of NATO for the first time. The focus was on detecting hazards in built-up areas with new acoustic and seismic means.

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Flight operation for the reconnaissance drone system (ADS 15) resumed

The Federal Office for Defence Procurement armasuisse has rectified the malfunction with a drone from the reconnaissance drone system (ADS 15) and clarified the cause. Flight operation at the Emmen Military Air Base has thus been resumed.

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Information for the media

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Renting and buying

Renting and buying

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Become a supplier

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Would you like to receive offset transactions from foreign suppliers? Here we inform you about the directives, ongoing offset obligations and participation opportunities.

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Procurement

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

armasuisse 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).