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

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

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

KENYA’S QUICK REACTION FORCE PLAY AGAINST MALAWI BATTALION IN DRC

Kenya’s Quick Reaction Force (QRF) serving in the Democratic Republic of Congo, over the weekend, participated in a series of friendly sporting activities against Malawi Battalion at Beni. The sporting […]

MWAK CONDUCTS MENTORSHIP PROGRAM TO KDF PERSONNEL LIVING WITH DISABILITY

Kenya (MWAK) led by the Chairperson, Mrs Tabitha Kibochi on 23rd September 2022, conducted a mentorship program for the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) Service Personnel with disabilities at the Moi […]

WAJIR AIR BASE SHINES IN KAF TALENT SEARCH CHAMPIONSHIP

Commandant Kenya Air Force (KAF) Training Wing Colonel Flavian Waweru presided over the closing ceremony of the Kenya Air Force New Soldiers Sports Talent Search Championship 2022 held from 22nd […]

KENYA NAVY FORMATION COMMANDERS SIGN PERFORMANCE CONTRACTS

Commander Kenya Navy Major General Jimson Mutai, on 21 September 2022 at Kenya Navy Headquarters in Mombasa, oversaw the signing of the performance contracts for the financial year 2022/2023 by […]

OUR SERVICES

NOTICE BOARD

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KDF DAY

COMMANDER KENYA AIR FORCE INSPECTS ENGINEER PROJECTS IN NANYUKI AND LAIKIPIA

Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General John Omenda on Wednesday, 21 September 2022, inspected on-going projects at: Laikipia Air Base (LAB), Nanyuki Barracks, Mount Kenya and Thigithu Primary schools. […]

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

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