Switzerland

Swiss Citizens Have Just Given The Go-Ahead To The Purchase of New Fighter Jets For The Air Force

A Swiss Air Force Hornet takes off from Meiringen Air Base. With a really thin margin of just 9,000 votes, Swiss citizens have approved the multi-billion procurement of new fighter jets to replace both the F-5 and F/A-18 jets in service today. The majority (50.2%) of Swiss voters gave the go ahead to the purchase of new combat aircraft on ...

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Cardano (ADA) Invites New RFP Applications Accepted Until August 31, 2020

The Cardano Foundation have called for new Request for Proposals (RFPs) and they are open for applications until August 31, 2020. Cardano Community tweeted:  “Attention developers! We have started a new round of requests for proposals (RFP) for solutions that could enable #developers write #smartcontracts in multiple #programming languages Applications are open via email until 31 August 2020.” The previous ...

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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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Bidding still open for cities to host 2021 World Table Tennis events

World Table Tennis (WTT) has reminded cities that bidding is still open to host competitions for its 2021 calendar despite more than 40 already stating their interest. With competitions at all tiers from the Grand Smashes, the largest events of the WTT Series, through to some of the smaller competitions, the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) has encouraged cities to ...

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Coronavirus: Matterhorn mountain in Swiss Alps lights up with Indian flag in show of solidarity

Switzerland has expressed solidarity with India in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic by projecting the tricolour on the famous Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps to give “hope and strength” to all Indians. Switzerland has expressed solidarity with India in its fight against the coronavirus pandemic by projecting the tricolour on the famous Matterhorn mountain in the Swiss Alps ...

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