The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under African Transition Mission in Somalia ATMIS today, 19 December 2022 received six Armoured Personnel Carriers (APC) from ATMIS FHQs Mogadishu in a bid to enhance their mobility to facilitate quick and efficient response and provide better support for troop mobile operations.
The sector Commander Brigadier Jattani Gula while receiving the APCs thanked the Special Representative of the Chairperson of the African Union Commission (SRCC) for considering Sector two as this will go along way in improving our force protection and capability as per ATMIS Concept of Operations.
“Our troops needs to be agile, mobile, flexible, adaptable, and responsive. This acquisition will ensure such is achieved,” he added.
The new acquisition is part of the ongoing capacity and capability enhancement of ATMIS Mobile and Quick Reaction Force troops as underscored by the United Nations Security Council Resolution 2628.