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

PRESIDENT KENYATTA PRESIDES OVER RECRUITS PASS OUT PARADE AND COMMISSIONS ELDORET REGIONAL HOSPITAL

His Excellency Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief (C-in-C) of the Kenya Defence Forces on Friday, 1st July 2022 presided over the Recruits Pass Out Parade […]

KENYATTA UNIVERSITY HOLDS MATRICULATION CEREMONY FOR KMA CADETS

The Vice-Chancellor (VC) of the National Defence University – Kenya (NDU-K) Lieutenant General Jonah Mwangi and his Kenyatta University Counterpart Professor Paul Wainaina, on Thursday, 30th June 2022 presided over […]

DEFMIS HOLDS STAFF SENSITIZATION SEMINAR

The Defence Forces Medical Insurance Scheme (DEFMIS) held a two-day sensitization seminar for its staff beginning Tuesday, 28th June 2022 at the Humanitarian Peace Support School (HPSS), Nairobi. Themed ‘It […]

KENYA AIR FORCE SENIOR LEADERSHIP COMMAND COURSE PARTICIPANTS GRADUATE

Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji on Thursday,30th June 2022 precided over a graduation ceremony for Senior Leadership Command (SLC) Course 91/22 at Laikipia Air Base (LAB). […]

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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