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: Defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda, ensuring non-violability of peoples and individual rights, the rule of law and good governance. Cooperate with civilian authorities in emergence situations and in cases of natural disasters Foster harmony and understanding between Defence forces and civilians. Engage in productive activities for Natural Development.
To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda, and the Constitution that encapsulates people's sovereignty through popular will.
Transform the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) into a modern , professional, efficient and accountable Force anchored on a strong civil-military partnership.
UPDF's Sgt Ssebutte To Defend Kickboxing Title
Admin. 2022-03-14 16:36:58.0
Lt Col Dr Kato Domiano Abwoki on behalf of the Chief of Education, Sports and Culture Brig Gen Wilson Muhabuzi, has today held a presser at the Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs Mbuya (MODVA), to launch a two title defence fight of East and Central Africa Boxing Union (E&C A.B.U).
UPDF Officers To Get Oracle Certification In I.T
Admin. 2022-03-14 13:06:24.0
A total of fourteen Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces personnel from the Chieftaincy of Integrated Resource Management Information System (CIRMIS) are set to obtain Oracle Certification after undergoing a seven weeks training that will be facilitated by the Computer Learning Centre.
We Saw God's Hand Upon Us During The Liberation Struggle - President Museveni
Admin. 2022-03-11 15:04:09.0
The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs (MODVA) and the Uganda Peoples' Defence Forces (UPDF) have today held the 11th Annual Tarehe Sita thanksgiving Breakfast at Kololo Ceremonial Grounds.
President Museveni Applauds UPDF For Effective Application Of Combined Arms Doctrine
Admin. 2022-03-10 22:56:48.0
The President and Commander in Chief of the UPDF HE Gen Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has applauded the UPDF for having effectively applied the concept of tihe Combined Arms Doctrine which he said has been crucial for the success of the ongoing Operation Shujaa