Daily Archives: October 12, 2012

KBR Gets Army Logistics Contract

[Translate] Yahoo.com October 11, 2012 KBR Gets Army Logistics Contract HOUSTON (AP) — Defense contractor KBR Inc. said Thursday that it has been picked as one of the main contractors on a project that gets Army equipment ready for deployment. … Continue reading

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Private Security and Armed Military Guards: Minimising State Liability in the Fight Against Maritime Piracy

[Translate] RUSI Journal Private Security and Armed Military Guards: Minimising State Liability in the Fight Against Maritime Piracy RUSI Journal, Oct 2012, Vol. 157, No. 5 By R Graham Caldwell Since the relaxation of the attitude of many states with … Continue reading

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Watchdog alerts troops in Afghanistan to new IED dangers

[Translate] Watchdog alerts troops in Afghanistan to new IED dangers By Charles S. Clark October 11, 2012 A watchdog has warned U.S. troops and commanders in Afghanistan of a heightened threat of attacks using improvised explosive devices as a result … Continue reading

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Safety Alert – Threat to U.S, Forces from Lack of Culvert Denial Systems on a Major Highway in Afghanistan

[Translate] SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION Main: 703-545-6000 1550 Crystal Drive, 9′” Floor John F Sopko, Special Inspector General Arlington, V A 22202-4704 www.sigar.mil   James N. Mattis, SPECIAL INSPECTOR GENERAL FOR AFGHANISTAN RECONSTRUCTION Main: 703-545-6000 1550 Crystal Dri … Continue reading

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