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To develop and operate a powerful and versatile special operations force that is situated within the unique Ugandan way of war and is responsive to the requirements of the UPDF and the nation.


The Special Forces Command (SFC) is a specialized component of the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF), tasked with carrying out special missions in support of national military objectives.


The SFC in conducting operations coordinates closely with the Land Forces, Air Forces and Reserve Forces of Uganda.


The SFC is headquartered in Entebbe, Wakiso District, with various bases and training facilities in different parts of the country. SFC units working alongside the conventional UPDF have been active in different regional missions, like in South-Sudan and the Peace Support Operation in Somalia (AMISOM).