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Museveni Unveils Fighting Vehicles Made in Uganda

Uganda has today unveiled powerful military machines they have manufactured by themselves and even branded them with a local name.

President Yoweri Museveni's son, who is also the army commander of the Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF), General Muhoozi Kainerugabe has taken to social media and confirmed the manufacturing of the military vehicles.

He tweeted saying Uganda had designed and manufactured Infantry Fighting Vehicle branded "Chui" by themselves.

The vehicles were commissioned by President Yoweri Museveni, which marks a big military advancement by Uganda

"Land Forces of UPDF was honoured yesterday when the President and Commander in Chief commissioned our latest Infantry Fighting Vehicle, 'Chui'. It was fully designed and manufactured in Uganda. Godbless Uganda!" he tweeted.

This is a clear sign Uganda's military is becoming even more mission-ready by manufacturing their own military vehicles.

We understand that military tools and especially military vehicles, are expensive and eat much of the forces' budget across the world, but with nations like Uganda manufacturing their own tools, it could hint their military is becoming more powerful.

Besides cutting the budget when you manufacture your own military tools, a locally manufactured tool could also mean the design is made based on specific problems you are targeting to solve.

Recently, General Kainerugabe hinted Uganda's military is the most powerful in the region by saying only fools would dream about going into a war with Uganda.

He said UPDF is among the best forces across the world

"UPDF is one of the best armies on earth. Only fools would dream about fighting us!" he had said.

Worldwide, Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) is ranked ahead of Uganda's UPDF in terms of military resources and capabilities.

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