The Uganda Peoples Defence Air Force (UPDAF) is set to advance from hardware machinery used in war situations to software technology such as drones as part of the initiative to implement the United Security Council Act.
Lydia Wanyoto Mutende, the vice chairperson of the national steering committee of the National Defence College for Uganda made remarks at the opening of a five day training organized by the Canadian military integration of military women officers on peace and security.
In a bid to move with the changing technology used by the armed forces during war situations, Uganda hosted 15 countries from Africa to share experiences on how to phase out hardware technology in preference for software technology
Wanyoto disclosed that they are moving towards changing war technology to adopt the software machinery so as to manage war conflicts.
Wanyoto noted that one of the challenges Africa is facing is the issue of terrorism and countering violent extremists.
Lt Col. Volvat Natali from Canada and one of the facilitators at the conference, said that the training is going to benefit participants by improving on their duties of operations.