The British Army in Africa
The British Army presence in Africa is based upon two main elements in Kenya: The British Peace Support Team (BPST) and the British Army Training Unit Kenya (BATUK), and the International Military Assistance Training Team (IMATT (SL)) in Sierra Leone.
East Africa's first dedicated dog detection centre is now open at the IMATC and is currently home to 6 mine detection dogs. Training at the IMATC is exclusively humanitarian in nature and NGOs and other organisations operating in a mine affected region are welcome to use the facilites.
British Peace Support Team (BPST (SA))In South Africa, based in Pretoria at the Peace Mission Training Centre, is the BPST(SA). This team is mandated by the South African Department of Defence to advise on aspects of democratic defence management and peace support operations. The BPST (SA) comprises nine military officers and one civilian support staff.