Daily Archives: July 13, 2012

General Dynamics No-Bid Contract To Maintain Strykers Questioned

[Translate] Bloomberg Government (bgov.com) July 13, 2012 General Dynamics No-Bid Contract To Maintain Strykers Questioned By Tony Capaccio, Bloomberg News The Army is weighing changes in General Dynamics Corp.’s contract to maintain Stryker armored combat vehicles after the Pentagon’s inspector … Continue reading

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Outsourcing Adds 2,806 Contractors To War Toll

[Translate] Bloomberg Government (bgov.com) July 12, 2012 BGOV Barometer Outsourcing Adds 2,806 Contractors To War Toll By Brendan McGarry Government contractors led by L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. had almost half as many fatalities as U.S. troops in Iraq and Afghanistan … Continue reading

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Bill to Stop Modern Day Slavery under Government Contracts

[Translate] Bill to Stop Modern Day Slavery under Government Contracts By Devon Chaffee, ACLU Washington Legislative Office at 12:44pm Last month the ACLU released a joint report with Yale Law School, Victims of Complacency, that documents the ongoing trafficking, forced … Continue reading

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Olympic security chaos: depth of G4S security crisis revealed

[Translate] Olympic security chaos: depth of G4S security crisis revealed Recruits tell of chaos over schedules, uniforms and training while ex-police officers asked to help out Robert Booth and Nick Hopkins The Guardian, Thursday 12 July 2012 The depth of … Continue reading

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Army braces as recruits tell of Games security crisis

[Translate] Army braces as recruits tell of Games security crisis Date July 14, 2012 Robert Booth, Nick Hopkins British military … preparing to fill the Olympic security void. Photo: Reuters LONDON: The depth of the crisis over Britain’s Olympic security … Continue reading

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Security Firms Divided Over How to Succeed in the Anti-Piracy Business

[Translate] Security Firms Divided Over How to Succeed in the Anti-Piracy Business August 2012 By Sandra I. Erwin Security contractors continue to search for a winning business model in the increasingly competitive anti-piracy industry. Within the grand scheme of global … Continue reading

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PMC = Private Military Celebrator

[Translate] FBO DAILY ISSUE OF JULY 14, 2012 FBO #3885 SOLICITATION NOTICE R — Air Force Central (AFCENT) is seeking sponsorship for Fright Night (Halloween) Celebration in Kyrgyzstan

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Klein Frank, P.C. Announces $18.78 Million Awarded to Burn Victim of Contractor’s Negligence In Baghdad, Iraq

[Translate] July 11, 2012, 5:30 p.m. EDT Klein Frank, P.C. Announces $18.78 Million Awarded to Burn Victim of Contractor’s Negligence In Baghdad, Iraq DENVER, July 11, 2012 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ — Klein Frank, P.C. of Boulder, Colorado and the Law … Continue reading

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DynCorp International Awarded Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP) Task Orders Valued at up to $13.2 Million

[Translate] July 12, 2012, 3:00 p.m. EDT DynCorp International Awarded Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP) Task Orders Valued at up to $13.2 Million FALLS CHURCH, Va., Jul 12, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — The 772nd Enterprise Sourcing Squadron and the … Continue reading

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Academi, formerly Blackwater, Recognized for Anti-Corruption Systems

[Translate] July 12, 2012, 1:05 PM Academi, formerly Blackwater, Recognized for Anti-Corruption Systems By Samuel Rubenfeld The company formerly known as Blackwater Worldwide has gone from staring at the teeth of a possible foreign-bribery investigation to being recognized for its … Continue reading

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