Military of Switzerland
The Swiss Armed Forces (German: Schweizer Armee, French: Armée suisse, Italian: Esercito svizzero, Romanisch: Armada svizra) operate on land, in the air, and in international waters. Under the country...
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You Can Bring This Mother of All Swiss Army Knives to a Gunfight
Behold the Mother of All Swiss Army Knives that you can actually bring to a gunfight ... and win! The knife has 100 functions, including every types of blades imaginable. It has a serrated blade, dagg...
Military history of Switzerland
The military history of Switzerland comprises centuries of armed actions, and the role of the Swiss military in conflicts and peacekeeping worldwide. Despite maintaining neutrality since its independ...
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Swiss Air Force
The Swiss Air Force (German: Schweizer Luftwaffe; French: Forces aériennes suisses; Italian: Forze aeree svizzere; Romansh: Aviatica militara svizra) is the air component of the Swiss ...
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History of the Swiss Air Force
The history of the Swiss Air Force began in 1914 with the establishment of an ad hoc force consisting of a handful of men in outdated and largely civilian aircraft. It was only in the 1930s that ...
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Swiss intelligence agencies
The Swiss intelligence community is a group of agencies with responsibilities to protect the interests and infrastructure of Switzerland.
As of 1 January 2010, there is a new security policy inst...
Conscription in Switzerland
Switzerland has mandatory military service (German: Militärdienst; French: service militaire; Italian: servizio militare) in the Swiss Army for all able-bodied male citizens, who are consc...
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Service rifle
The service rifle (also known as standard-issue rifle) of a given army or armed force is that which it issues as standard to its soldiers. In modern forces, this is typically a highly versatile and ru...
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Growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy
The growth of the Old Swiss Confederacy began as an alliance between the communities of the valleys in the Central Alps to facilitate the management of common interests such as free trade and to ensur...
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General (Switzerland)
The General (German: Der General, French: le général, Italian: il generale, Romansh: il general) is an office and rank in the armed forces of Switzerland. It is held by the commander-...
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SIG 310
The SIG MP310 is a submachine gun manufactured in Switzerland, developed from SIG's earlier wood stock MP46 design. Its magazine was able to fold forward 90 degrees under the gun barrel, and it was f...
Saurer 10DM
The Saurer 10DM is the last heavy truck model, which was manufactured by the Adolph Saurer AG.The name 10DM stands for 10 t payload. The three-axle vehicle has a power output of 320 hp. The driving Fo...
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Condor A350
Condor A350 was a Swiss military motorbike.
In 1893 Edouard Scheffer and Victor Donzelot made their first bike for the Swiss military in their new factory under the name Sheffer Freres. In 1899 th...
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Switzerland during the World Wars
During both World War I and World War II, Switzerland managed to keep a stance of armed neutrality, and was not involved militarily. However, precisely because of its neutral status, Switzerland was ...
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Saurer 2DM
The Saurer 2DM is a truck model, which established by the Adolph Saurer AG at Arbon from in 1959. The payload of 4.9 tonnes, it is a right hand drive. The Swiss Army used the 2DM since 1964, in severa...
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Swisscoy
The Swisscoy is an association of the Swiss Army in Kosovo. It is provided as part of the KFOR of NATO military mission to promote peace. The association contains a contingent of more than 235 people ...
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Ludwig Pfyffer
Ludwig Pfyffer (1524 – 17 March 1594) was a Swiss military leader, spokesman for Roman Catholic interests in the cantons, chief magistrate of Lucerne, and probably the most important Swiss political f...
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