Monthly Archives: August 2012

DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Second Quarter 2012

[Translate] Aug. 13, 2012, 7:00 a.m. EDT DynCorp International Inc.’s Parent Reports Results for Second Quarter 2012Revenue of $961.1 million, up 4.6% from second quarter 2011 FALLS CHURCH, Va., Aug 13, 2012 (BUSINESS WIRE) — –Net income attributable to Delta … Continue reading

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Maritime security company proposes a centralised approach for protecting vessels

[Translate] Maritime security company proposes a centralised approach for protecting vessels Written by defenceWeb Tuesday, 28 August 2012 13:43 US-based company Armed Piracy Defence is proposing a centralised approach to ensure that all ships within high risk areas will have … Continue reading

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L-3 Gets Contract for ACT Program – Analyst Blog

[Translate] L-3 Gets Contract for ACT Program – Analyst Blog Posted 8/29/2012 9:30 AM by Zacks Equity Research Referenced Stocks: EGL, LLL L-3 Communications Holdings Inc. ‘s ( LLL ) STRATIS division has been selected as one of the six awardees … Continue reading

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Blackwater In The USA And Rakna Arakshaka Lanka In Sri Lanka?

[Translate] Blackwater In The USA And Rakna Arakshaka Lanka In Sri Lanka? August 26, 2012 Posted by: COLOMBO_TELEGRAPH By Emil van der Poorten – At the time that Rakna Arakshaka Lanka was set up, there was some mention in the mainstream … Continue reading

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Swiss mercenaries banished to history

[Translate] Swiss mercenaries banished to history BERN, SWITZERLAND – One of Switzerland’s most famous historical roles, as a supplier of mercenaries to the world’s armies, will soon come to an end, with the federal government saying 29 August it is … Continue reading

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Iraq: A Turning Point for Private Security

[Translate] Iraq: A Turning Point for Private Security 29 August 2012 The extensive deployment of private military and security contractors (PMSCs) in Iraq has not been without its fair share of controversy. In today’s multimedia feature we consider the lessons … Continue reading

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Navy assignment handed over to private company

[Translate] Navy assignment handed over to private company By Sunimalee Dias Key foreign private security firms for international vessel operators were on Friday perturbed over the Sri Lankan government’s move to shift its weapons storage facility to a private firm. … Continue reading

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G4S chief executive Nick Buckles prepares to confirm Olympic loss

[Translate] G4S chief executive Nick Buckles prepares to confirm Olympic loss Investors braced for announcement that failure to provide enough security guards will cost company up to £50m Rupert Neate guardian.co.uk, Monday 27 August 2012 13.03 EDT The performance of … Continue reading

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How The State Department’s Iraq Police Training Program Turned Out To Be A Flop

[Translate] Musings On Iraq Monday, August 27, 2012 How The State Department’s Iraq Police Training Program Turned Out To Be A Flop As the U.S. military was preparing to withdraw from Iraq, the State Department took over responsibility for a … Continue reading

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Escalation at Sea: SOMALI PIRACY AND PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES

[Translate] Small Arms Survey 2012: Chapter 6 Summary Escalation at Sea SOMALI PIRACY AND PRIVATE SECURITY COMPANIES The frequency of pirate attacks on commercial ships worldwide has risen dramatically in the past six years, much of it attributable to Somali … Continue reading

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