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

AMB. DR. MONICA JUMA, (Oxon), 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

VCDF

LT GEN L. MGHALU, MGH MBS ‘ndc’ (K) ‘psn’ (RSA)
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

UNITED KINGDOM DEFENCE ATTACHÉ VISITS THE KENYA NAVY

Brigadier Ronnie Westerman later visited the Kenya Naval Training College (KNTC) where she was briefed on the progress of a Fire Fighting and Multi-function Drill facility by the Commandant KNTC, Colonel Adan Mohamed

KDF TROOPS SHARE FOOD AND OFFER MEDICAL SUPPORT TO LOCALS AT GHERILLE

The exercise saw 130 households receive various foodstuffs while over 70 locals including women and children receive medication from the KDF medical team.

KENYA NAVY JUNIOR OFFICERS SEA TRAINING COMES TO AN END

The Kenya Navy Base Commander, Brigadier Thomas Ng’ang’a commended the JOUTS and the sailors for their dedication to duty and urged them to remain focused on the engagements ahead.

A TWO-DAYS STATE VISIT BY TANZANIAN PRESIDENT IN KENYA

H.E President Suluhu inspected of a Guard of Honor mounted by 9th Kenya Riffles and was accorded a 21-gun salute, a tradition for all visiting Heads of State.

OUR SERVICES

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KDF DAY

KDF DAY COMMEMORATION AT MARIAKINI GARRISON

The Cabinet Secretary (CS) for Defence Ambassador Dr. Monicah Juma led the Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) and their families in marking the ninth KDF Day celebrations at Mariakani Garrison in […]

KDF BLOOD DONATION DRIVE

The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) conducted a nine days blood donation drive in the build up towards KDF Day celebrations. The blood donation excercise targeted KDF personnel and their families […]

KDF TROOPS IN SOMALIA DONATE DESKS AND FOOD TO LOCALS IN CELEBRATION OF KDF DAY

Dhobley District Commissioner Mr. Siyadh Mohammed said Mwangaza is a community-funded school that offers free education to IDPs, returnees, refugees and other needy children in the society with numbers increasing due to the peace that is taking root Somalia.

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