Air Force News

Kenya Air Force Commissions the C-27J Spartan

One of the newly acquired C-27J Spartan aircrafts during its commissioning Embakasi Garrison on 14th February 2020. The Kenya Air Force (KAF) has today 14 February 2020, commissioned the newly acquired C-27J Spartan aircraft. This aircraft had been received on 30 January 2020 by H.E. Uhuru Kenyatta, President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander in Chief of the Defence Forces, in a ceremony held at Embakasi Garrison. Presiding over the commissioning

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Kenya Air Force Supports Management of Locust Invasion in Kenya: Role of No.2 SQN

Y12 utility aircraft fitted with spray pods at Wajir Air Base. Desert locust invaded Kenya from the countries of Ethiopia and Somalia in late 2019. Reportedly, this is the worst invasion in the country in 70 years. According to Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), Red sea breeding is in progress and hopper groups and bands are present on the northern coast of Sudan, SaudiArabia, Eritrea and Yemen. Mature swarms are laying eggs in Sudan and Eritrea

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Captain Mike cheruiyot Wins 2019 CDF Golf Trophy at Moi Air Base

Chairman Kenya Defence Forces Golf Association Brigadier James Githaga putts the ball at the Ninth Hole during CDF Golf Trophy Tournament held at Moi Air Base, Nairobi, on Saturday 14 December 2019. Kenya Defence Forces’ (KDF) Captain Mike Cheruiyot has won the 2019 Chief of the Defence Forces (CDF) Golf Trophy in a tournament held at Kenya Air Force Golf Club in Moi Air Base, Nairobi on 14 December 2019. Captain Cheruiyot, playing handicap 28

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Kenya Air Force Supports in Garissa Humanitarian Relief Operations

Some of the relief food delivered to Garissa residents by Kenya Air Force during the humanitarian relief operations in Garissa County. Kenya Air Force (KAF) in conjunction with other Government and Non-Governmental agencies facilitated the distribution of relief food to areas affected by floods in Garissa. Areas hardest-hit by the floods are Ijara, Hulugho, Sangailu, Bothai, Galmagala. The situation has been worsened by poor roads rendered impassable

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Laikipia Air Base Troops Its Colour during 2019 Jamhuri Celebrations

Kenya Defence Forces contingents salute Laikipia Air Base Presidential Colour during the Jamhuri day celebrations at Nyayo stadium on 12 December 2019. His Excellency Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief of the Defence Forces on Thursday, 12th December 2019 led Kenyans in celebrating this year’s Jamhuri Day at the Nyayo National Stadium, Nairobi. The ceremony was marked by a Trooping of the Colour Parade

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Kenya Air Force Graces the Unveiling of Air Commodre Probyn’s Aicraft

Colonel Apollo Aloka Deputy Commander Moi Air Base follows through proceedings during the official unveiling of Air Commodre Probyn’s aircraft at the Aero Club of East Africa. Kenya Air Force (KAF) representatives graced the official unveiling of Air Commodre Probyn’s aircraft on 23rd November 2019 at the Aero Club of East Africa (ACEA) in Wilson Airport, Nairobi. The event involved the opening of a new building to house Air Commodre Probyn’s

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Kenya Air Force Supports the Ongoing West Pokot Rescue Operations

The Kenya Air Force (KAF), as part of the Kenya Defence Forces in a multi-agency rescue mission, has been instrumental in facilitating the ongoing rescue operations in West Pokot. This is after the areas of Parua, Nyarkulian and Muino were hit by a landslide tragedy that has so far seen the loss of 53 people, displaced and affected approximately 22,000 others. H.E Hon. Uhuru Kenyatta, the President of the Republic of Kenya and Commander-in-Chief

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The Commander Kenya Air Force Hosts Air Chief of Staff Pakistan Air Force

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan inspects a Guard of Honour mounted by Kenya Air Force troops at the KAF Headquarters. The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Chief Marshal Mujahid Anwar Khan paid a courtesy call to the Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis O Ogolla on 23 October 2019 at the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at Moi Air Base, Nairobi. During the meeting, various matters of mutual cooperation and

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The Commander Kenya Air Force Hosts Kenyan Athletes Representative

Chief Inspector Milcah Chemos Cheywa signs the visitor’s book at the Commander KAF’s Office. The Commander Kenya Air Force Major General Francis O Ogolla hosted Chief Inspector Milcah Chemos Cheywa the representative of Kenyan athletes on 23rd October 2019 at the Kenya Air Force (KAF) Headquarters at Moi Air Base, Nairobi. She was accompanied by Sergeant Nancy Langat, the KAF middle distance athletics coach. Chief Inspector Milcah is a runner

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The Commander Kenya Air Force Congratulates Sergeant Hellen Obiri

The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla drapes IAAF Championship medals on Sgt Hellen Obiri. The Commander Kenya Air Force (KAF) Major General Francis O Ogolla hosted Kenyan golden girl Sgt Hellen Obiri accompanied by her husband Mr. Tom Nyaundi, in his office at Moi Air Base on 15th October 2019. Maj Gen Ogolla congratulated the Senior Non Commissioned Officer for her exemplary performance in the just concluded IAAF world

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