The Uganda Peoples Defence Force (UPDF), previously the National Resistance Army, is the armed forces of Uganda. The Naval service is part of the Army, while the previous Air Force has since become an independent Air Force. The total active manpower is around 40,000 military personnel.
The Uganda land forces are 38,000 soldiers with the structure:
- 5 Division HQs, 1 independent armoured brigade, 1 independent motorised infantry brigade, 1 independent tank battalion, 1 Presidential guard brigade, 1 engineer brigade.