A huge sum of money has been directed to the military in upgrading weapons every year in a bid to ensure they are well equiped to protect our country. The military has been receiving new models of helicopters like M28 Skytruck from partners like US, Rolls-Royce AE-2100 engines for the (C-27) Spartan transport aircraft from Italy. The country also has been receiving additional aircraft from US like six armed MD 530F Cayuse Warrior helicopters were delivered to kenya military. Over the years kenya has increased ordering of weapons showing how thirst for weapons. This has increased the countries index in terms of ordering weapons with only Ethiopia surpasing the country in Eastern Africa. Kenya purchase their weapons from strong countries like Russia, Serbia, China and Israel. These weapons have helped kenya overcome its enemies greatly like fighting alshaabab in Somalia and in persuit of bandits like in Kapendo. The Millitary personel has increased to over 25,000 in the past few years in order to counter the effectts of increased crimes and terrorism in the country.
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