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The Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) are the armed forces of the Republic of Kenya. They are made up of the Kenya Army, Kenya Navy, and Kenya Air Force. The current KDF was established, and its composition stipulated, in Article 241 of the 2010 Constitution of Kenya; it is governed by the KDF Act of 2012. Its main mission is the defence and ...
The Chief of Defence Forces (CDF) is the highest-ranking military officer in the Kenya Defence Forces and the principal military adviser to the President of Kenya and the National Security Council. The CDF outranks all respective heads of each service branch and has operational command authority over the service branches.
The Vice-President of Kenya office has been held by the following: Jaramogi Oginga Odinga (1964–1965) Appointed Minister without portfolio in 1965 – Joseph Murumbi (1965–1967) Daniel arap Moi (1967–1978) Mwai Kibaki (1978–1988) Josephat Karanja (1988) George Saitoti (1988–1997, 1998–2002) Wycliffe Musalia Mudavadi (2002)
In 1989 the Army sent military observers and an infantry battalion to Namibia. Kenya has ranked number 6 out of the 90 countries who contribute military and civilian police to the UN operations. Since 1989, Kenya has contributed military observers, staff officers, civilian police monitors, and infantry troops to various missions.
Kenyan officials were concerned by events in Somalia and approached the U.S. government to help form and train their special forces and commando units, this led to the Kenya Ranger Strike Force Initiative. The American government invested $40M through IMET courses for Ranger and Ranger Instructor courses at Fort Benning.
The Military ranks of Kenya are the military insignia used by the Kenya Defence Forces. Being a former colony of the United Kingdom, Kenya shares a rank structure similar to that of the United Kingdom. Contents 1 Commissioned officer ranks 2 Other ranks 3 References 4 External links Commissioned officer ranks
The UK Ministry of Defence (MoD) maintains a longstanding Defence Cooperation Agreement with the Kenyan Government whereby up to six British infantry battalions (10,000 service personnel) per year may carry out four-week exercises on Kenya Ministry of Defence land at Archer's Post and in Laikipia County.