RUAG Aviation is a division of the international technology group RUAG. Flight data monitoring, mission planning, debriefing or obstacle data management are the tasks of the highly developed software applications and services from RUAG Aviation. The products developed by RUAG Aviation engineers have proved themselves in practice: the Swiss Mission Data System (SMDS) operates successfully with the Swiss Air Force. The Flight Data Monitoring FDM is ideal for use in airlines or for business aircraft, and fulfils the ICAO standards. RUAG’s analysis services make a key contribution to the flight safety of their users. RUAG is an international technology group for aerospace (space and aviation) and defence (security and defence technology) with a high level of competence in technology. The head office is in Bern (CH). RUAG has production facilities in Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Hungary, Sweden and the USA. RUAG has a workforce of 7,700 employees worldwide. Of these, 5% are trainees and 5,000 are employed in Switzerland.