Daily Archives: December 18, 2012

Feed the Drones: Battlespace’s UAV Maintenance Contract, 2007-2013

[Translate] Feed the Drones: Battlespace’s UAV Maintenance Contract, 2007-2013 Dec 17, 2012 16:58 EST In December 2012, Battlespace Flight Services LLC in Arlington, VA received a $412.1 million contract modification to provide O-level operation and maintenance support services for the … Continue reading

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A cockroach in the baby’s bottle: asylum-seeker housing by security giant G4S

[Translate] A cockroach in the baby’s bottle: asylum-seeker housing by security giant G4S John Grayson 17 December 2012 Angela and her baby are among thousands of vulnerable people being forcibly re-housed as the UK government converts asylum-seeker housing into a … Continue reading

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Afghanistan Seeks Taxes From Contractors to U.S.

[Translate] Updated December 17, 2012, 10:32 p.m. ET Afghanistan Seeks Taxes From Contractors to U.S. By NATHAN HODGE KABUL—Afghanistan has launched tax audits of major contractors to the U.S. military, government officials say, in a bid to shore up the … Continue reading

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Contracting Under Fire: Lessons Learned in Wartime Contracting and Expeditionary Economics

[Translate] Contracting Under Fire: Lessons Learned in Wartime Contracting and Expeditionary Economics December 18, 2012 • By Todd Harrison and John Speed Meyers Download PDF Expeditionary Economics, a field encompassing the many diverse reconstruction efforts and wartime contracting practices, has … Continue reading

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DynCorp Settlement With Army Corps Faces Added Inquiry

[Translate] DynCorp Settlement With Army Corps Faces Added Inquiry By Tony Capaccio – 2012-12-13T21:05:56Z The inspector general for Afghanistan is investigating a contract settlement between the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers and DynCorp International Inc., citing “questionable actions” by personnel … Continue reading

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British Iraq Contractor to Plead Guilty

[Translate] British Iraq Contractor to Plead Guilty By Editor Filed in News December 10th, 2012 @ 4:14 pm British contractor APTx Vehicle Systems will plead guilty to conspiracy to defraud the United States, the Coalition Provisional Authority that governed Iraq … Continue reading

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INCIDENT REPORT: AFGHANISTAN – VBIED

[Translate] INCIDENT REPORT: AFGHANISTAN – VBIED LINE 1 – TIME OF REPORT: Morning GMT 17 DEC 2012 LINE 2 UNIT / ORGANIZATION:  Suicide Car Bomber (VBIED)

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