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Geoservices for the DDPS

Geoinformation is indispensable for military and civil security agencies. swisstopo ensures that the armed forces and their systems have access to geospatial reference data and provides a number of other specialist geoinformation and geoinformatics services.


GIS Service Centre

swisstopo’s GIS Service Centre (SC GIS) supports the armasuisse Real Estate with the digitalisation and everyday management of the large amount of spatial information used in the course of the DDPS’s...

Military spatial data infrastructure

The military spatial data infrastructure provides the armed forces’ command, control, communications and computer (C4) systems with the required geoservices. As part of this, swisstopo ensures a...

Supply with maps

In order to supply the armed forces with sufficient maps, swisstopo has a stockpile for lending. It is based on Regulation 51.024 (Organisation of Military Training).

Military cartography

The military cartography plays a key role in procuring, preparing and distributing geodata and special maps for the armed forces. It produces special geodata and maps for troops and the...

Map display system of the armed forces

KADAS is a standard application used by the armed forces to work with digital maps and geoinformation. It provides direct access to the military spatial data infrastructure (MSDI) across a number of...

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P.O. Box
3084 Wabern
+41 58 469 01 11


Relevant authority

Institute for Military Geography

Federal Office of Topography swisstopo

Seftigenstrasse 264
P.O. Box
3084 Wabern

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