A France disintegrated into independent provinces!
The training scenario envisioned a France disintegrated into independent provinces , one attacked the Confederation for financial reasons. The Swiss Army has devised against an attack by France.
The Helvetic Confederation in fiscal 2013 armored brigades in western Switzerland, which took place from August 26 to 28, reveals the newspaper “Le Matin Dimanche”.
Specifically, the army thought that France, in full financial meltdown, disintegrated into several regional entities as a result of the crisis, and one of them, called "the Saônia" decided to attack Switzerland, and forced to defend themselves, depending on the scenario.
Military scenarios "Duplex Barbara " and "Stabilo Due" in 2012 and 2013!
The exercise, called Duplex Barbara, is based on an invasion of "Saônia" or the territory of the French Jura, from three crossing points near Neuchâtel, Lausanne and Geneva, according to a map reproduced by the newspaper which could see the details of the operation. A pro-government paramilitary organization of Saônia and called B.L.D. (Brigade Royalty of Dijon) wants to "pick up the money that Switzerland flew Saônia " according to drill and organize attacks in Switzerland.
In 2012 , the Swiss military exercise called "Stabilo Due " foresaw the fall of the euro, causing social chaos in Europe and the influx of refugees in Switzerland. According to Daniel Berger, commander of the Swiss Armoured Brigade, "the exercise has nothing to do with France as we like, it was prepared in 2012, while the French-Swiss tax relations were less tense".
A militia army of 155,000 citizens-soldiers!
On 23 September 2013, the Swiss voted overwhelmingly to maintain their army militia system based on compulsory military conscription. Thus, 73.2 % of voters said no to the proposal of the Group for a Switzerland without an Army (GSsA), which called for the end of compulsory military service and replaced either by volunteers or by a small professional army.
The militia army composed of citizen-soldiers is considered as one of the founding pillars of the Swiss nation. Its workforce of 155,000 today. Is the largest army in Europe compared to the size of its population (8.036.917 people)! In Europe, most countries have abandoned the compulsory military service in favor of a professional army.