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Swiss Government wants command centre in case of ‘nuclear event’

Government wants command centre in case of ‘nuclear event’

The Swiss government on Friday laid out responsibilities in case of a nuclear attack or nuclear disaster linked to the war in Ukraine. September 30, 2022

While the defence ministry currently considers this unlikely, the government says it is necessary to be prepared and be able to react rapidly.

It has tasked the defence ministry to set up a Federal Strategic Command Staff if there were to be such an event or it looked likely. This Command Staff will be headed by the secretary-general of the defence ministry and include the secretary generals of all the ministries, the federal government spokesperson, heads of the federal health, civil defence, energy and other key offices as well as representatives of the army, police and fire brigade…………………..more https://www.swissinfo.ch/eng/politics/government-sets-chain-of-command-in-case-of–nuclear-event-/47943850

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September 29, 2022 - Posted by | safety, Switzerland

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