Ministry of Defence Overview
Welcome to the Ministry Of Defence And Veteran Affairs (MODVA) Website. The Ministry of Defence is a Government Ministry responsible for the National Defence and Security of the country
To defend and protect the sovereignty and territorial integrity of Uganda, and the Constitution that encapsulates people’s sovereignty through popular will.
The Ministry of Defence comprises of a Headquarter made up of the Ministry’s civilian and military top leadership.
Vision & Mission
Transform the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) into a modern , professional, efficient and accountable Force anchored on a strong civil-military partnership.
The mandate of the Ministry of Defence is derived from the Constitution of Republic of Uganda 1995 (as amended).