The Swiss Air Force ACC reached operational status on January 1st 2006. Its Commander–in-Chief, Major General Bernhard Müller welcomes you on this website and thanks you for your interest in the tasks and products of the ACC.
Swiss Air Force’s Air Component Command (ACC)
The main missions of the Swiss Air Force encompass:
- Protect Switzerland’s airspace
- guaranteeing air defence
- guaranteeing air sovereignty (including air policing tasks)
- Carry out air transport operations
- Gathering and disseminate intelligence for our political and military leadership
In this context, the ACC guides all live- (i.e. non training) missions such as Search-and-Rescue with FLIR equipped Puma helicopters, protection of international summits, such as the World Economic Forum or the G8, interceptions on diplomatic flights and more.
The vast range of products is continuously adapted to the needs of the partners of the Swiss Air Force; the Armed Forces, the civil population, the police and others.
Last updated: 23.02.2016