WE ARE THE MINISTRY THAT DEFENDS KENYA PROTECTS KENYANS AND BUILDS KENYA

The Executive Order No. 2 of May 2013 (Revised February 2020) created the Ministry of Defence. The work of the Ministry of Defence is informed by the Constitution of the Republic of Kenya. The Ministry is obliged to facilitate and support the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in the discharge of their mandate under Article 241 (3) (a), (b) & (c) of the Constitution.

OUR MISSION

To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of the Republic, assist and cooperate with other authorities in situations of emergency or disaster and restore peace in any part of Kenya affected by unrest or instability as assigned.

OUR VISION

A premier, credible and mission capable force deeply rooted in professionalism.

OUR COMMITMENT

The Ministry of Defence is committed to defending and protecting the people of the Republic of Kenya and their property against external aggression and also in providing support to the Civil Authority as per the Law.

HUMANITARIAN CIVIC ACTION

OUR LEADERS

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H. E. PRESIDENT UHURU KENYATTA, CGH
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

HON. EUGENE L. WAMALWA, EGH
CABINET SECRETARY: MINISTRY OF DEFENCE

GEN ROBERT. K. KIBOCHI EGH CBS ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (UK)  CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

HON. P. O. ODOYO, CBS
CHIEF ADMINISTRATIVE SECRETARY

Dr. Ibrahim M Mohamed CBS

DR. I. M. MOHAMED,CBS
PRINCIPAL SECRETARY

LT GEN F. O. OGOLLA MGH EBS HSC ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (FRA)
VICE CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

SERVICE COMMANDERS

Lt Gen W. R. Koipaton MGH CBS OGW ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psc’ (TZ)
Commander Kenya Army

LATEST NEWS

NATIONAL DEFENCE COLLEGE HOLDS ANNUAL CULTURAL DAY

The National Defence College (NDC) on Saturday 22nd January 2022, held this years’ Cultural Day in Karen, Nairobi under the theme ’25 years of Strategic Capacity Building and Cultural Fusion.’ […]

NDU-K HOLDS TWO-DAY COUNCIL INAUGURAL MEETING IN NAKURU

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF), General Robert Kibochi presided over the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) Council’s inaugural meeting at the University Headquarters in Nakuru. The two day […]

DEFCO GROUND BREAKING CEREMONY AT EMBAKASI GARISSON

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi on Wednesday, 19th January 2022, presided over the ground-breaking ceremony for the Defence Forces Canteen Organization (DEFCO) Mall construction at Embakasi […]

FOUR DAY STATE VISIT BY PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF HUNGARY

H.E Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces today received H.E János Áder, President of the Republic of Hungary at State House, Nairobi. […]

OUR SERVICES

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