Kenya Defence Forces Uniform


Like most organized armed forces in the world, Kenya's military has standardized uniforms worn by its soldiers. Each of the three arms of the Kenya Defence Forces has got its own distinctive set of uniforms that are used in specific situations and which also display the rank and arm of the military to which a soldier belongs to.

Utility Uniforms

Utility uniforms are also known as Working uniforms and are the ones mostly worn by soldiers while performing the day-to-day military duties. They include the camouflaged Army Combat Uniform (ACU), flight suites worn by pilots, hospital and food service uniforms.

Service Uniforms

Service uniforms are the ceremonial dresses that soldiers wear for formal or the more official functions such as state events, funerals or weddings. A full service dress generally consists of polished black shoes, trouser, a pressed collared shirt and a coatSome service uniforms can be modified into utility uniforms for certain administrative personnel e.g. Air Force soldiers wear a modified service dress without the coat, as their daily uniform.

Mess Dress 

Mess dress is also known as the Evening Dress and is a formal uniform that soldiers mostly wear during black-tie events such as formal dinners and parties. The mess dress can be said to have a "suite" like appearance.

Physical Training Uniforms

Physical training uniforms (PT) are a type of Utility uniform but mostly categorized on their own. These are the ones worn during field events such as exercise, jogging, gyming and even physical fitness tests. Mostly consist of tracksuits, shorts or wind pants, a t-shirt and sports shoes.

Kenya Army Uniforms

Kenya Army Camouflaged Combat Utility Uniform

Kenya Army Service or Utility Uniform

Kenya Army Service

Kenya Air Force Uniforms

Kenya Air Force Camouflaged Combat Utility Uniform

Kenya Air Force Flight Suit

Kenya Air Force Service/Utility Uniform

Kenya Air Force Service Uniform

Kenya Navy Uniforms

Kenya Navy Combat & Utility Uniform

Kenya Navy Utility Diving Suite

Kenya Navy Service/Utility Uniform

Kenya Navy Service Uniform



  1. I love the Kenyan Navy white uniform

  2. Felix Maeri Oenga28 October 2010 at 13:45

    I like the Kenya Airforce both combat uniform,class A and class B uniforms. Nevertheless uniform matters less according to their committment in their job...I love them all. I wish I was one......I will try all my best to be one. Anyone with some advice or some help please.....(

  3. I love Kenya Army training combat of all but the others are not badly off.

  4. i really enjoy trooping of the colors,which the parade really looked nice

  5. i realty like you people and i would like to join you people no matter what the training takes.

  6. Combats are only for the jungle masters,Kenya army top mzee.Army check out am in Mandera A.p (R.D.U).
    Tuchanje job wasee.

  7. i love the kenya navy uniform especially the white ones wiht zero caps

  8. Its the navy that ticks mazee.. they are the best in basic drill. wait till they get their kn jasiri- the ship still in spanish dockyard


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