The Defence group is part of the Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) and constitutes the planning, leading and administrating backbone of the Swiss Armed Forces.

Thanks to their professional administration, the armed forces can help to prevent war and thus contribute to peace in our country; they support the civilian authorities in warding off severe inner security threats and in mastering exceptional situations; and finally, the Defence group coordinates Swiss international security policy cooperation for the armed forces.

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  • Territorial divisions

    Defence Group
    Geography, Public order and security

    The territorial divisions (ter div) are the link with the civilian authorities and ensure the cooperation between the armed forces and the cantons in their area. They provide the...

    Last updated: January 1, 2018

    • WMS
    • ZIP
    • API
    • area-managementrestrictionregulation-zones-and-reporting-units
    • fsdi-federal-spatial-data-infrastructure