January 20, 2012 defpro.com
On January 19-20, 2012, Swiss Chief of Armament Ulrich Appenzeller met his counterparts from Germany, Detlef Selhausen, and Austria, Lt. Gen. Freyo Michael Apfalter during the annual trilateral armament talks in Vienna (D-A-CH).
The focus of the trilateral talks was placed on topics that include the further improvement of the national procurement offices, the planning of defence programmes, the armament programmes for 2012 and subsequent years, as well as the status of the Partial Tiger replacement programme (Tiger-Teilersatz, TTE).
The next regular meeting of the Chiefs of Armament of Germany, Austria and Switzerland is expected to be held in the autumn of 2013 in Switzerland.
(Released in German only. Unofficial translation by defpro.com/nvk)