Daily Archives: September 22, 2012

Private Business — Dmitriy Rogozin Is Ready To Let Non-State Companies Into the Military Sector

[Translate] Russia: Rogozin Said To Consider Creation of Private Military Security Companies Report by Vera Kozubova: “Private Business — Dmitriy Rogozin Is Ready To Let Non-State Companies Into the Military Sector” Vzglyad Online Friday, September 21, 2012 T17:53:25Z Vice Premier … Continue reading

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POGO Supports Proposal To Enhance Oversight of Private Security Contractors

[Translate] POGO Supports Proposal To Enhance Oversight of Private Security Contractors September 20, 2012 General Services Administration Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) ATTN: Hada Flowers 1275 First Street, NE 7th Floor Washington, DC  20417 Submitted via Regulations.gov Subject: FAR Case 2011–029 Dear Ms. Flowers: … Continue reading

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Hijacked: How the U.N. saved the Somali pirates from the brink of extinction.

[Translate] Hijacked How the U.N. saved the Somali pirates from the brink of extinction BY ROBERT YOUNG PELTON | SEPTEMBER 20, 2012 See more photos of Somali pirates here.  In October of last year, I set sail from Dubai on … Continue reading

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Ex-Blackwater Firm Will Teach Military Spies Self-Defense

[Translate] Ex-Blackwater Firm Will Teach Military Spies Self-Defense By Spencer Ackerman Email Author September 21, 2012 10:47 am Now that the private security company formerly known as Blackwater is under new ownership, it’s entering into a new partnership with the … Continue reading

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Contractors complain about Pentagon limits on labor rates

[Translate] Contractors complain about Pentagon limits on labor rates By Charles S. Clark September 20, 2012 A key contractors trade group has accused the Pentagon of misinterpreting a 2011 law designed to limit the labor and overhead rates that companies … Continue reading

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Garda Security Gets $1.1 Billion Buyout Offer

[Translate] Garda Security Gets $1.1 Billion Buyout Offer By IAN AUSTEN QUEBEC CITY _ The founder, chairman and chief executive of Garda World Security, an armored car and security company based in Montreal, joined forces with a private equity fund … Continue reading

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G4S failed to understand size of Olympic security job, says Lord Coe

[Translate] G4S failed to understand size of Olympic security job, says Lord Coe London 2012 chairman tells MPs it is difficult to blame anybody other than private security firm for staff shortfall Alan Travis and Owen Gibson guardian.co.uk, Tuesday 11 … Continue reading

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Arizona prison contract will go to private firm

[Translate] Arizona prison contract will go to private firm Corrections Department will award 1,000-bed deal to 1 of 5 contenders 87 comments by Craig Harris – Aug. 26, 2012 11:08 PM The Republic | azcentral.com The state Department of Corrections … Continue reading

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Moody’s places Garda debt under review

[Translate] Moody’s places Garda debt under review  Ross Marowits Montreal — The Canadian Press Published Monday, Sep. 10 2012, 4:18 PM EDT Moody’s Investors Service has placed Garda World Security’s $750-million of debt under review for possible downgrade following a proposal to … Continue reading

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G4S Pakistan buyout to be done in two weeks

[Translate] G4S Pakistan buyout to be done in two weeks By Kazim Alam Published: August 26, 2012 Deal expected to be much lower than reported $10 million: KARACHI:  One of the few businesses that should understandably thrive amidst terrorism, bank … Continue reading

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