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Published on 22 July 2022

Media relations

armasuisse Communication is the point of contact for media representatives which receives enquiries concerning the Federal Office for Defence Procurement armasuisse.

Media Releases

12 June 2024

Chief of Armament Urs Loher on a working visit to Norway

Chief of Armament Urs Loher will travel to Norway for a bilateral meeting with his Norwegian counterpart Rolf Kjos. Within this meeting, the discussions will focus on current issues and procurement projects such as the medium-range ground-based air defence programme.

6 June 2024

Standardisation of small calibre ammunition: armasuisse takes part in European Defence Agency project

Switzerland is further expanding its international cooperation with the European Defence Agency (EDA). The Federal Office for Defence Procurement armasuisse is taking part in a project in which the requirements for the effectiveness of small calibre ammunition are to be standardised and the technologies for these bullets thus optimised. The Head of the DDPS, Federal President Viola Amherd, has authorised the corresponding agreement on participation in the project “Small Arms Ammunition Technologies”.

24 May 2024

Cyber Defence Campus launches Cyber Startup Challenge 2024

The DDPS Cyber Defence Campus is once again organising a Cyber Startup Challenge this year. Under the motto «Security of Artificial Intelligence», innovative solutions in the field of security of machine learning models (ML) and security checks in the field of artificial intelligence are being sought. The winner will receive a contract for a proof of concept and will be able to demonstrate their solution in a real DDPS environment. The closing date for applications is 31 August 2024.

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