Defence Attaché

The Federal Department of Defence, Civil Protection and Sport (DDPS) is represented at the Swiss Embassy in Sweden by the Office of the Defence Attaché.

The Defence Attaché is accredited as a Defence, Military, Naval and Air Attaché in:  

  • Finland  
  • Norway 
  • Sweden
  • Estonia

The activities of the Defence Attaché comprise four central areas:

  • Representation of the Swiss military and security policy interests in the host states
  • Observation of security policy and military developments in dialogue with the countries of accreditation
  • Information of the host states on issues relating to Swiss security policy and its armed forces
  • Advisor of the head of mission in security policy and military issues