The Federal Office for Procurement (armasuisse), the Procurement and Technology Center of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport DDPS, is responsible for the research, development, evaluation, procurement, maintenance and liquidation of equipment and infrastructure for the armed forces and other customers.
Science + Technology
Science and Technology (S+T) is the technology center of the DDPS. It is responsible for technology management, for applied research (together with an external network of experts), and for impartial expert reports and tests.
The evaluation and procurement of systems and equipment for the armed forces and other customers are handled by the competence sectors «Command and Control + Reconnaissance Systems», «Aeronautical Systems», «Land Systems», and «Purchasing and Cooperations».
armasuisse Real Estate, the center of competence for real estate within the DDPS, is responsible for the overall management of 24,000 hectares of property and 24,000 objects for the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport DDPS.