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. Dr. WILLIAM SAMOEI RUTO ,  CGH
PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF KENYA AND COMMANDER-IN-CHIEF OF THE DEFENCE FORCES

THE HON. ADEN BARE DUALE, EGH. MP
CABINET SECRETARY

GEN ROBERT KIBOCHI EGH CBS, PhD
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 Peter Mbogo Njiru CBS ‘rcds’ (UK) ‘psc’ (K)
Commander Kenya Army

LATEST NEWS

MWAK MEMBERSHIP SENSITISATION PROGRAM COMES TO AN END

Members of the Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) have today Wednesday 30th November 2022, concluded a two-day sensitization exercise to Commanding Officers (COs) and Officers Commanding (OCs) various military […]

TAPPING INTO SCIENTIFIC DATA  TO COMBAT CLIMATE CHANGE, ENHANCE FOOD SECURITY

The Kenya Space Agency (KSA) has today, Tuesday 29 November 2022, signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Directorate of Resource Surveys and Remote Sensing (DRSRS) that will see […]

BETTER ENVIRONMENT BETTER FUTURE

On Tuesday, 29 November 2022, Military Police Corps of the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) in partnership with Greens of Africa Foundation participated in planting over 20,000 trees in Kipipiri, Nyandarua […]

IN THE SPIRIT OF THANKS GIVING

The Kenya Defence Force ‘Ulinzi’ Taekwondo team, on 29th November 2022, spent time at Mother Teresa children’s home, Huruma, as part of their annual thanks giving event. The team was […]

OUR SERVICES

NOTICE BOARD

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KDF DAY

KDF TROOPS IN ATMIS OBSERVE KDF DAY

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops deployed in Somalia under African Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) on 14 October 2022 joined the KDF fraternity in celebrating the KDF day themed, “soldier […]

KDF DAY 2022 CELEBRATIONS

President William Ruto follows entertainment by Laikipia Air Base schools and a flypast by Kenya Air Force aircraft.

KDF 2022 Celebrations

President William Ruto is taken through Kenya Air Force aircraft static display, Kenya Army and Kenya Navy display stands.

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