Integration At Its Best: MODVA/UPDF Hosts Officer Students From Tanzanian Command And Staff College

The Ministry of Defence and Veteran Affairs/Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (MoDVA/UPDF) has today 28th March, 2022 hosted a delegation of student officers and Directing staff from the Tanzanian Command and Staff College at General Headquarters in Mbuya. The officers are in Uganda for a one week study tour under the theme “Capabilities of Regional Blocs…

UPDF Passes Out More Marines

A total of Eighty-Seven (87) soldiers from the Uganda Peoples’ Defence Forces (UPDF) Marine Brigade have today been passed out at Marine Training School Kalangalo in Entebbe.   The ten (10) Officers and Seventy-Seven (77) other ranks successfully completed the seven months training in Marine Basic Induction Course (MBIC), which includes: skills at arms, small…

Operation Shujaa Commanders Preside Over The Ground Breaking Ceremony For The Construction Of Kasindi-Beni-Butembo Road

The two Generals commanding Operation Shujaa in DRC; Maj Gen Bombelle Camille Ehola (FARDC) and Maj Gen Kayanja Muhanga (UPDF) officially launched the construction of the 125km Kasindi-Beni-Butembo Road. The colourful ceremony which took place at Mpondwe-Lubiriha border post drew a mammoth crowd from the two sister countries. While welcoming the Chief Guest, Mr. Muhindi…

Final Planning Conference For EAC Armed Forces Exercise Ushirikiano Imara 2022 Opens In Kampala

The East African Community partner states’ Armed Forces have today launched a three (3) day Final Planning Conference for the 12th EAC Armed Forces Field Training Exercise (FTX) codenamed “Ushirikiano Imara – 2022” at Silver Springs Hotel, Bugolobi in Kampala. The exercise is in accordance with Article 2 of the East African Community Protocol on…

CDF Flags – Off Uganda Battle Group XXXV

The Chief of Defence Forces Hon Gen Wilson Mbasu Mbadi has today officiated at the send-off ceremony of Uganda Battle Group (UGABAG) XXXV at Peace Support Operations-Training Centre (PSO – TC) in Singo, Nakaseke district. The group is set to deploy in Somalia under AMISOM this month.   Gen Mbadi appreciated the group for offering…