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Switzerland finalizes deal for purchase of 36 F-35A fighters

The Swiss defense procurement agency armasuisse has signed an official contract with the US government for the procurement of 36 F-35A fighters.

BAE’s Archer, KMW’s RCH 155 emerge as finalists in Swiss howitzer...

The Swiss defense procurement agency armasuisse has shortlisted BAE Systems' Archer and Krauss-Maffei Wegmann's (KMW) RCH 155 as the two finalists for...

Switzerland downselects BAE Systems’ Archer for self-propelled howitzer program

The Swiss government has shortlisted BAE Systems’ Archer 155mm mobile howitzer as one of the systems going into the final round of...
Swiss Air Force Cougar helicopter modernization

Swiss Air Force completes Cougar helicopter fleet modernization

The upgrade will allow the Swiss TH18 Cougars to remain in operation until at least 2035.

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...
Swiss air force Hermes 90 ADS 15 UAS

After delays, Switzerland receives first Hermes 900 UAS

The new ADS 15 UAS, which will replace the ADS-95 Ranger, had originally been expected to arrive in Switzerland by 2019
Swiss Hornet fighter

Swiss Hornets complete first stage of service life extension upgrade

The Swiss Air Force fleet of F/A-18 Hornet fighters has completed the first stage of service life extension upgrades that are being...
Switzerland chooses F-35A as its new fighter jet

Switzerland picks F-35 as its new fighter aircraft, Patriot for air...

The Swiss defense ministry has proposed the purchase of 36 Lockheed Martin-built F-35A fighters to replace its air force's ageing F/A-18 Hornets,...
Swiss F-5 Tiger

Swiss F-5 Tiger jet crashes, pilot ejects

The pilot managed to eject from the aging aircraft and sustained no injuries in the accident, according to the Swiss defense ministry.

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.

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