Switzerland extends Air 2030 combat aircraft RfP

The Swiss Federal Department of Defense, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) has extended the deadline in its Air 2030 RfP for combat aircraft from August until November 2020. This delay has no impact on the overall procurement schedule, the DDPS insisted in a 12 May statement, adding that the extension aims to provide manufacturers with additional time to strengthen their ...

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Covid-19: Swiss delay fighter, GBAD responses from industry

Switzerland is planning to replace its aging Hornet (pictured) and Tiger II fleets, as well as procure new long-range ground-based air defence systems, under its Air2030 requirement. Source: Jane’s/Patrick Allen Switzerland has delayed its timeline for receiving responses from industry for its Air2030 requirement to procure new combat aircraft and ground-based air defence (GBAD) systems, though the programme itself remains ...

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