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Federal Department of Defence
Civil Protection and Sport

Federal Department of Defence,
Civil Protection and Sport

We provide security and physical activity: The Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS).

 

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Defence

Defence

The mission of the Armed Forces includes area security and defence, subsidiary operations to prevent and overcome mortal dangers as well as contributions to peace promotion within an international framework.

Civil Protection

Civil Protection

Civil protection is a civilian umbrella system for command, coordination, protection, rescue and relief aid primarily in the event of desasters and emergencies and secondarily in the event of an armed conflict.

Sport

Sports

The Federal Office for Sport (German abbreviation: BASPO) is the state centre of expertise for sport. It fulfils the tasks arising from the government's promotion of gymnastics and sport, such as training, instruction, research and associated services.

armasuisse

armasuisse

As the procurement and technology centre of the DDPS, the armasuisse Group is responsible for research and development and for the evaluation, procurement, maintenance and disposal of supplies and buildings for the armed forces and other customers.

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Head of Department

President of the Swiss Confederation Ueli Maurer

Federal Councillor Ueli Maurer

Screen Calendar DDPS 2014

Screen Calendar

We would like to offer you a set of twelve background images depicting scenes from the armed forces. Each image also incorporates a monthly calendar.

 

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