To have a professional Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces that is well trained, well equipped and which will sustain conditions in the country that enable economic growth, stability, democracy and national unity.
The mission of the Ministry of Defence is to preserve, defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda, guarantee the non-violability of the people's rights, contributing to regional stability and supporting international peace initiatives, and ensuring the rule of law and good governance.
The mandate of the Ministry of Defence is derived from the Constitution of Republic of Uganda 1995 (as amended). In accordance with Articles 208 and 209, the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) is established and mandated to carry out the following functions Read more
Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces was so named in the 1995 Constitution of the Republic of Uganda. It was initially called the National Resistance Army which was the Force that fought the February 6, 1981 to January 26, 1986 Liberation war that saw the final overthrow of dictatorship in Uganda. Read more
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