Swiss army marches like 'stroll in the park' at Paris Bastille Day parade

Swiss army marches like 'stroll in the park' at Paris Bastille Day parade

July 17, 2020, 10:45 a.m.
A 4-man Swiss army detachment seems unlikely to ever live down the embarrassment of its showing at the Bastille Day p...
Swiss army head calls for more women and to allow foreigners

Swiss army head calls for more women and to allow foreigners

June 26, 2020, 9:09 a.m.
The fairly new head of the Swiss army wants to be more inclusive. He wants more women and even foreigners to join up....
Brian May 'honoured' by Swiss army We Will Rock You rendition

Brian May 'honoured' by Swiss army We Will Rock You rendition

Sept. 28, 2018, 7:11 a.m.
Queen guitarist Brian May says he’s very honored after a video of a platoon of Swiss soldiers performing the cl...
Lack of Swiss fighters threaten air shows and excercises

Lack of Swiss fighters threaten air shows and excercises

Oct. 17, 2016, 3:48 a.m.
There's doubt over the Swiss Air Force's ability to participate in international air shows and joint training exercis...
Helicopter brought down by power line

Helicopter brought down by power line

Oct. 3, 2016, 8:43 a.m.
A Swiss Air Force helicopter, that crashed last week leaving two people dead and another badly injured, had collided ...
UPDATE: Technical fault not to blame for military aircraft crash

UPDATE: Technical fault not to blame for military aircraft crash

Sept. 29, 2016, 12:28 p.m.
A technical fault was not to blame for a Swiss army helicopter crashing yesterday near the Gotthard Pass road, killin...
New army boss wants to update jets

New army boss wants to update jets

Sept. 19, 2016, 8:38 a.m.
The newly appointed head of the Swiss army says he wants to purchase more fighter jets and ensure that the military h...
Army explosive theft worse than thought

Army explosive theft worse than thought

Sept. 16, 2016, 9:17 a.m.
The Swiss army have admitted that grenades and detonators have also gone missing from an infantry recruit school in A...
Explosives missing at army base

Explosives missing at army base

Sept. 13, 2016, 8:50 a.m.
Several kilos of explosives have disappeared from an infantry recruit school in Aarau. Officials made the discovery ...
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