Switzerland to Acquire Patriot Missile Defense

Switzerland to Acquire Patriot Missile Defense

On June 30, Switzerland selected to purchase the Patriot air defense system for its air defense modernization effort. To satisfy its BODLUV 2020 air defense requirement, Switzerland had previously evaluated…

US State Department Approves Swiss Patriot Sale

US State Department Approves Swiss Patriot Sale

On September 30, the U.S. State Department approved the sale of up to five Patriot air and missile defense systems to Switzerland. Under the sale’s terms, Switzerland could purchase up…

Switzerland Dedicates Funds for Air Defense Procurement

Switzerland Dedicates Funds for Air Defense Procurement

Switzerland’s Ministry of Defense has earmarked 1.3-1.5 billion Swiss francs ($1.4-$1.6 billion USD) to buy a surface-to-air missile (SAM) system as part of its “Air 2030” program to improve the…