The Marine Forces have capacity to protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda on water. They are able to patrol Uganda’s territorial waters in order to detect any illegal activity, either in support of operations to detect illegal activity or in support of operations of civil authority.
Vision Mission and Core Values
The vision of the UPDF Marines is to build a bridge to peace and prosperity. The mission of the UPDF Marines is to build effective and efficient brown water – combat ready, multi-skilled force that will play a leading role in sustaining a credible maritime capability. Our core values are enshrined in loyalty, teamwork and discipline. Clearly, our vision, mission and core values are coherent with the ideology founded on patriotism, a pan African approach, prosperity and protection of our democratic values.