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Uganda Acquires Surface -to- Air Missile Weapons

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Recently, School of Field Artillery and Air Defence (SOFAAD) passed out 321 newly trained airforce personnel at Olilim in Katakwi district. The six months training equiped the team to use several surface to air weapons.
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Uganda has acquired modified Air defense systems to safe guard its air space.

Recently, School of Field Artillery and Air Defence (SOFAAD) passed out 321 newly trained airforce personnel at Olilim in Katakwi district. The six months training equiped the team to use several surface to air weapons.

The surface- to- air weapons are capable of shooting down enemy planes and reinforcing the infantry. Their capacity is for shooting missiles up to a range of 70 kilometres (over 40 miles)  They are configured to handling multiple threats such as fighter aircrafts and guided missiles.

The cost of the weapons remains unknown but they are believed to have been supplied by China or North Korea.