Welcome to sttep international LTD

STTEP International Ltd is an international, privately-owned Military, Intelligence and Law Enforcement training and advisory company.

Founded in 2006, STTEP has established itself as a dedicated, apolitical, highly professional, service-driven entity that supports both international - but primarily African governments and business entities.

Client interface is done with an experienced team who possess skills have been developed in numerous African theatres and that are not readily available. These skills cover the ambit of statecraft, warfare, COIN, counter-terrorism, law enforcement, and intelligence.

As our company name reflects, our expertise lies in diverse yet inter-related fields:

Specialised Tasks, Training, Equipment and Protection

Our advantage is that of total mission-compliance, client confidentiality, dedication, responsiveness, follow-through, and cost effectiveness.

STTEP guarantees measurable results.

Important Update:

On 30 September 2020 STTEP International accepted the resignation of Eeben Barlow asĀ  company chairman. It has been our privilege to work with Eeben over the past 14 years, and we wish him all the best for the future and his new endeavours.


          STTEP's mission is to provide:

A highly confidential and professional advisory service to legitimate African  governments in the military, intelligence and law enforcement environments.

Sound strategic, operational and tactical advice at all levels of containment

The most professional training packages currently available to

Armed Forces

Intelligence Services

Law Enforcement Agencies

Advice and support to peacekeeping forces and NGOs

Advice to legitimate government services on equipment selection, evaluation and the provision thereof

Advice and support to multi-national corporations operating in hostile environments

Added-value in our clients' efforts to contain conflicts, counter both crime and terrorism and plan, manage and run effective operations in the military, law-enforcement and intelligence environments.

Deployment and response at short notice