JUST IN: Heavy Exchange of Fire Between Al-Shabaab & Army Commandos, 44 Fighters Taken Out of Action
There was a heavy exchange of fire between al-Shabaab militants and National Intelligence and Security Agency (NISA) agents on Friday, May 12. In a report that has been issued this Saturday, May 13, NISA noted that they carried out an offensive operation in the Lower Shabelle region, and recorded a big success.
Special Forces Expose What Al Shabaab Militants Have Been Doing in a Mabati House in the Woods
As AMISOM's African Union Transition Mission In Somalia (ATMIS) takes shape ahead of the 2024 exit, US trained Danab Special Forces in conjunction with the Somalia National Army, local community militia groups and other AU forces have intensified attacks on the Al Shabaab militant group.
A list of Deadly Assault Rifles in the KDF Armory
It is over ten years since the Kenya Defense forces joined other AMISOM forces to fight Al-Shabaab in sergeants in Somalia. In the course of the ten years, the KDF troops have been met with varied challenges, which they have also handled differently. Some of these challenges have been dealing with IEDs, ambushes, to mention but a few.
The Ugliest and Dangerous Weapon System Used by The KDF in Somalia
We have seen the Kenya Defense Force (KDF) deploy some of its best weapons to the ongoing AMISOM mission, aiming to end the Al-Shabab menace at the Horn of Africa. Al-Shabab is an Al-Qaeda-affiliated terror group founded in 2006. This jihadist group caused mayhem in Somalia and neighboring countries like Kenya, prompting the African Union to form a task force under the AMISOM umbrella to tackle the situation.
JUST IN: The First KDF Chaplain to go to War in Somalia, Lt. Col, Father Makau, Requiem Mass Ongoing
The Kenya Defense Forces has been at the forefront of ensuring that the country is safe from all that might be looking to disturb the peace and tranquility that is enjoyed within the boarders of the country. Picture courtesy. Father George Makau. The Kenya Defense Forces also recruits imams as well as priests for the soldiers who are involved in religion so that they may have nourishment of the spirit and the body.
JUST IN; KDF Soldiers in Somalia Spotted Enroute to an Operation in Kismayo
Photo Courtesy; Kenya Defence Forces,KDF has been in Somalia since 2011 when they first crossed the Kenya-Somalia border for the Operation Linda Nchi Campaign. After successful completion of the operation in March of 2012, the Kenya Defence Forces Soldiers joined the AMISOM and has been in the frontline againts the terror group, Al Shabaab that is a threat to peace in Somalia and back in the country, Kenya.
Somalia: 40 Al-shabaab Militants Killed in a Sting Operation in Middle Shabelle Region
Just a day after KDF soldiers neutralised ten suspected Al-Shabaab militants during an operation carried out between Sarira and Kolbio areas in Boni Forest, the Somali National Army has too heightened its efforts to neutralise the terror cell that has instabilised most parts of Somalia for decades. In a well executed ambush near Ali Fool-Dhere village in Middle Shabelle region, a contingent of heavily armed Somali National Army soldiers killed 40 terrorists and destroyed their bases earlier today.
KDF: Meet High Ranking Officer in Charge of Prestigious Recruits Training School, RTS, Eldoret
The Kenya Defense Forces has been at the frontline of ensuring that the country is well protected from any external enemies as well as internal conflicts that lead to loss of lives. Picture courtesy. Brigadier Paul Njema (left) handing over AMISOM command. Thanks to its contingent of officers that are well trained through acquisition of required military skill and knowledge at the Recruits Training School in Eldoret, Uasin Gishu County.
A list of Kenyan-Made Bullets
Imagine how many bullets the Kenya defense forces used in their operations, especially the ongoing African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), which aims to eradicate Al-Shabaab extremists in Somalia and from the Horn of Africa for good. I am sure these bullets cost huge sums of money.
Meet Senior KDF Officer, Major Waweru, in Charge of Tabda Area in Somalia
The Kenya Defense Forces have been in Somalia for over a decade where they have been able to squash a major part of the operations done by the popular terror group, Al Shabaab. Picture courtesy. KDF in Somalia. The Kenya Defense Forces is under the African Union Mission in Somalia, AMISOM, wing which has been able to transcend their expectations in the brief period they've been there.
Heavy Security Weapons Machine Seen In Goma DRC As Soldiers Vows To Protect Goma
Peace and Security remain a concern for the East African Community Regional Force (EACRF) as the force enhances operations in the Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). The Kenyan Contingent and the Armed Forces of the Republic of Congo (FARDC) troops under EACRF conducted security patrols in Ndosho, Ketshero, Mugunga and Nzulo areas.
Over 200 Al-Shabaab Militants Killed in a Drone Strike
Al-Shabab terror group won’t accept defeat and cease their operations in Somalia despite receiving heavy blows. The Al-Qaeda linked group was formed in the early 2000s and became prominent in 2006. They have troubled Somalia since their formation, turning it into their playground. In 2011, the AMISOM forces allied with Somalia federal government flashed them out of Mogadishu.
KDF Breaks Silence Advices Soldiers As Follows
Galant Kenya Defence Forces, KDF has broken silence amid Deputy President William Ruto's United States of America, USA tours. In their late tweet today, KDF has Revealed that Sector II Commander Brigadier Jattani Gula has launched the COVID-19 booster vaccination program at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Level 2 Hospital, in Dhobley.
Names of KDF Soldiers Killed in Horrific IED Attack in Gerille, Kenya
The Kenya Defense Forces suffered one of their biggest losses yesterday when an Improvised Explosive Device detonated on a lorry that was part of a convoy headed back to Somalia. Picture courtesy. Image of the lorry the officers were in. The officers had just drawn water from a place in Kenya and were crossing back to Somalia when the attack happened leaving 11 dead on the spot while five more were rushed to the hospital.
KDF Soldiers In Amisom Mission And Their Salary Per Month In Kenyan Shillings
The Kenya Defence Forces commonly known as the KDF, are the armed forces of the Republic of Kenya. They are made up of three force; 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.
The Powerful Handgun Assigned to The KDF Officers
We have lived believing that pistols are just for bodyguards and police officers, acknowledging that the military only uses heavy weapons like machine guns or sniper rifles. But believe it or not, almost every defense personnel has a service handgun, a pistol. These handguns come in hand to these men and women when defending themselves or if their assault rifles are out of ammo.
Why Somalis Are Supporting AMISOM
Kenya Defence Forces (KDF) troops operating in Somalia under the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) recently donated medical drugs to the newly constructed Rama health center at Beles Qooqani and carried out a medical camp that benefited more than seventy local residents. The health centre, four ablution blocks and all round fence were constructed by ATMIS.
Reports: More Than 50 AMISOM Soldiers Killed by Al-Shabaab After Overpowering Them in Morning Raid
Emerging media reports from the Horn of Africa is that at least 50 AMSIOM soldiers have been killed after Al-Shabaab militants attacked one of their bases. It has been reported by several media sources from Somalia that Al-Shabaab militants attacked an African Union military camp in El-Baraf village, Middle Shabelle region.
Two Dreaded Rocket Launchers Used By KDF To Tackle Al- Shabab
To effectively participate in the AMISOM peacekeeping mission in Somalia, the KDF requires powerful and reliable armaments. In terms of AMISOM, I applaud the government for ensuring that all troops are well-armed. It has done so by acquiring reliable weapons from reputable defense contractors all over the world.
Kenya Defence Forces Boost Covid-19 Vaccination Drive for Kenyan Troops in Somalia
Sector II Commander Brigadier Jattani Gula recently launched the COVID-19 booster vaccination program at the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) Level 2 Hospital, in Dhobley. During the launch, the Sector Commander urged the Kenya Defence Forces troops to take the booster jabs and continue adhering to the laid down COVID-19 prevention protocols to ensure they remain mission-ready while deployed at AMISOM.