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

KENYA AIR FORCE PLANTS TREES AT KAMULU

Kenya Air Force (KAF) Service Personnel from the Air Defence Wing (ADW) on Friday, 20th May 2022 planted over 3,000 trees at Kamulu, Machakos County. Led by their Adjutant and […]

FREE FALL BASIC COURSE WRAPPED UP AT MAB

Deputy Brigade Commander Army Special Operation Brigade (ASOB) on 20th May 2022, presided over the closing ceremony of Basic Free Fall course at Sina Makosa grounds in Moi Air Base […]

COMMANDER KENYA NAVY FLEET WINDS UP SPECIAL BOATS OPERATOR’S TRAINING

Commander Kenya Navy Fleet Brigadier John Kiswa on 19th may 2022 presided over the graduation ceremony of Special Boats Operators (SBO) at Kenya Navy Base Mtongwe in Mombasa County. In […]

MULTI AGENCY OPERATION AT RUIRU COMES TO A CLOSE

The multi-agency search and rescue operation in Kihungoro, Ruiru has come to a close today after two bodies trapped in the rubble were recovered. The search and rescue efforts, which […]

OUR SERVICES

NOTICE BOARD

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KDF DAY

EASF COMMAND POST EXERCISE KICKS OFF IN NAIROBI

Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) General Robert Kibochi today presided over the official opening of the East Africa Standby Force (EASF) Command Post Exercise (CPX) 2022 dubbed ‘Mashariki Salaam’ […]

AMISOM’S STORY OF CREATING STABILITY IN SOMALIA TEN YEARS LATER

AMISOM’s story of creating stability in Somalia ten years later

KDF SOLDIERS SHARE THEIR EXPERIENCE IN SOMALIA A DECADE AFTER ‘OPERATION LINDA NCHI’ WAS LAUNCHED

KDF soldiers share their experience in Somalia a decade after ‘Operation Linda Nchi’ was launched

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