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By Haggai Matsiko How he controls the UPDF In August last year President Yoweri Museveni, in his capacity as Commander-in-Chief (CIC) of the armed forces, promoted his son, Muhoozi Kainerugaba from Colonel to Brigadier.  It was the second promotion for Muhoozi who had been promoted from Lieutenant Colonel to Colonel …

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Minutes of the meeting between the Russians and UPDF Air Force

The Independent Team Attendance:  1.      Maj. Gen. J.B. Owoyesigire 2.      .Brig Samuel Turyagyenda 3.       Ag. Lt Col M.K. Bisaso 4.      Ag. Lt Col Geofrey Turuma 5.      Vladimir Rudenko- Rosoboronexport 6.      Anatly Mikityk – Rosoboronexport 7.      Andrey Kotsubinsky – Rosoboronexport 8.      Irina Potapova …

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Big deal

By Independent Team   Inside UPDF purchase of Russian fighter jets and missiles On April 5, 2010 the Russian leading business daily newspaper Vedomotsi reported that the Russian state arms exporter Rosoboronexport had entered a contract to supply the Ugandan government with eight Su-30-MK2 fighter jets and missiles in probably …

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How UPDF bought junk

The Independent Team On 28 March 1997 Australian air force jets intercepted a cargo plane in the airspace between northern Australia and Papua New Guinea. Sydney-based newspapers said the Antonov AN-124 aircraft that was grounded in Australia had been carrying several attack helicopters, military vehicles, and an arsenal of weapons, …

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