armasuisse hands over robotised construction machine Armeno to the Swiss Armed Forces

On 16 December 2021, armasuisse Science and Technology (S+T) handed over a robotised construction machine to the training unit Engineer/Rescue/ABC of the Swiss Armed Forces. The handover took place as part of an experiment between the SBB, ETH Zurich, armasuisse S+T and other partners.

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National Armaments Director meets manufacturer of the F-35A in the USA

A delegation from armasuisse led by National Armaments Director Martin Sonderegger is meeting representatives from Lockheed Martin today in Fort Worth, Texas. The talks will revolve around the planned procurement of the fighter aircraft F-35A from this manufacturer for the Swiss Armed Forces.

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Looking abroad – Innovation at the Canadian Department of National Defence

Eric Fournier, Director General Innovation of the Canadian Department of National Defence, talks in the interview about how they approach innovation and shares inisghts into goals and challenges of the program «Innovation for Defence Excellence and Security (IDEaS)».

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«I had the opportunity to immerse myself in different areas of Communications and thus get to know my preferences and strengths as well as my weaknesses. »

After her Bachelor degree in Business Administration, specialising in Corporate Communications, Romy Joller embarked on a university internship in the specialist area of Communications at armasuisse.

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