OUR PRIMARY MANDATE
To Defend and Protect the Sovereignty and territorial Integrity of the Republic of Kenya
OUR SECONDARY MANDATE
To 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.
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.
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.
KDF Day 2022 celebrations
H.E Hon. William Samoei Ruto, PhD, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-In-Chief (C-in-C) of the Defence Forces arrives at Laikipia Air Base, Nanyuki to preside over the KDF […]
KDF TAKES PART IN MANGROVES TREE PLANTING EXERCISE
A KDF team led by Major Humphrey Sanders from the Kenya Army Corps of Transport on 6th and 7th October 2022 took part in planting over 30,000 Mangrove trees at […]
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
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
KDF BASE IN SOMALIA DOUBLING UP AS A SMART FARM
KDF base in Somalia doubling up as a smart farm