To provide Scientific and Technological knowledge and skills for national security, stability and development.
To be a regional centre of excellence in Science and Technology for defence and sustainable development.
Fulfilling UPDF roles
UMEC’s Vision and Mission are in line with one of UPDF’s constitutional roles below:
To prevent and defend the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda;
To cooperate with civilian authority in emergency situations and in cases of natural disaster;
To foster harmony and understanding between the defence forces and civilians;
To engage in productive activities for the development of Uganda.