On 19 September 2022, Head of Armaments Martin Sonderegger and Project Manager Darko Savic signed the procurement contract with the US government at armasuisse in Bern.
The Swiss government has shortlisted BAE Systems’ ARCHER 155mm mobile howitzer as one of the systems going into the final round of competition for its future artillery system.
The first two drones of the reconnaissance drone system (ADS 15) have arrived in Switzerland. In the coming months, they will undergo flight testing before being handed over to the Air Force in 2022.
The Swiss procurement authority armasuisse has contracted with Rheinmetall to supply a new generation of the tried-and-tested, highly effective Maske 76 rapid smoke/obscurant cartridge, known in Switzerland.
The Swiss Federal Council announced Lockheed Martin’s F-35 Lightning II is the aircraft selected from its New Fighter Aircraft competition.