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Switzerland to procure additional Mörser 16 mortar systems

The Swiss Federal Office for Defense Armaments has signed a contract with GDELS-Mowag to produce an additional 16 pieces of 12 cm...

Swiss Armed Forces buying SPIKE LR2 as new anti-tank missile system

The Swiss Armed Forces have chosen SPIKE LR2 as their new anti-tank missile system and plan to propose its acquisition to Parliament...

Swiss Army orders Piranha IV engineering vehicles to replace 60-year-old M113s

The Swiss defense ministry has signed a contract with GDELS-Mowag for the delivery of military engineering variants of the Piranha IV vehicle...

Landlocked Switzerland renews patrol boat fleet

The Swiss Army's Motor Boat Company 10 (Mot Bootkp 10) has commissioned the final of the 14 new Patrol Boat 16 craft.

The Swiss Army is testing helicopter hoisting ops with horses

The Swiss Army will carry out a number of maneuvers over a course of two days, including hoisting three horses simultaneously.

After delays, Switzerland awards production contract for Mörser 16 mortar

The system, comprising the RUAG MRO Cobra 120 mm (12 cm) mortar system on a Piranha 8×8 wheeled armored vehicle, completed trials in March 2020.

Switzerland awards life-extension contract for CV9030 Schützenpanzer 2000 fleet

The Swiss Federal Office for Defense Procurement (armasuisse) has awarded BAE Systems Hägglunds a contract for the life-extension of the Swiss Army’s...
Indago UAS

Switzerland buys Indago small UAS from Lockheed Martin

Armasuisse has awarded Lockheed Martin (LMT) a contract for the delivery of a fleet of Indago 3 small unmanned aircraft systems (UAS),...

Switzerland clears Mörser 16 self-propelled mortar for serial production

The Mörser 16 self-propelled mortar is expected to be fielded in 2024.

Elbit lands C2 deal for Swiss TASYS vehicle fleet

The Swiss Federal Office for Defense Procurement (armasuisse) has contracted Israeli defense technology company Elbit Systems for the delivery of command and...

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