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

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A team from the Kenya Navy Roman Catholic Church, Our Lady Star of the Sea, Mtongwe donated beds and assorted food items to residents of Kinango Constituency, Kwale County on […]

KENYA NAVY BASE MANDA BAY CONDUCTS A TREE PLANTING EXERCISE

Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) personnel stationed at the Kenya Navy Base (KNB) Manda Bay conducted a tree planting exercise within the Base on Friday 24 June 2022. The exercise was […]

DRILL AND DUTY COURSE 06/22 GRADUATE

The Deputy Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Brigadier Peter Githinji presided over graduation ceremony for Drill and Duty Course 06/22 on Friday, 24th June 2022. The event was conducted at […]

MWAK CELEBRATES INTERNATIONAL WIDOWS DAY WITH A NATIONWIDE WIDOWS’ CONNECT SUMMIT CAMPAIGN

The Military Wives Association of Kenya (MWAK) on Thursday, 23rd June 2022 marked the International Widows Day with a nationwide Widows Connect Summit campaign geared toward bringing together widows of […]

OUR SERVICES

NOTICE BOARD

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KDF DAY

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

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