Switzerland's defense procurement office, Armasuisse, has issued a request for proposal. Three different participants were invited to participate in the long-range air defense system procurement tender under the Air 2030 Program. The participants are Eurosam, Israel and Raytheon. Systems to be offered are SAMP / T, David’s Sling and Patriot. Armasuisse aims to receive the offers in March 2019 at the latest. In addition, the demand for testing the component capabilities of the systems in Switzerland is among the information.
Switzerland plans to procure new combat aircraft and air defense systems under the Air 2030 Program. The cost of the program is estimated at 8.1 billion USD.