Daily Archives: February 10, 2014

Groundbreaking Study Finds U.S. Security Industry to be $350 Billion Market

[Translate] Groundbreaking Study Finds U.S. Security Industry to be $350 Billion Market ASIS International (ASIS) and the Institute of Finance and Management (IOFM) jointly announce the release of “The United States Security Industry: Size and Scope, Insights, Trends, and Data,” … Continue reading

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Corps of Engineers considers Afghanistan construction projects some of best

[Translate] Corps of Engineers considers Afghanistan construction projects some of best February 3, 2014 By William Dowell  

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Serco Snags RAF Fylingdales Job After UK Lifts Ban

[Translate] Serco Snags RAF Fylingdales Job After UK Lifts Ban Feb. 9, 2014 – 04:51PM   | By ANDREW CHUTER   | Defense contract company Serco secured a deal to provide maintenance, operational and other support services at the Royal Air Force … Continue reading

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Rwanda: Police Set to License Private Security Firms

[Translate] Rwanda: Police Set to License Private Security Firms By Edwin Musoni, 8 February 2014 A new draft law giving Rwanda National Police powers to license and deregister new private security companies has been passed. The 23-article law governing private … Continue reading

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Afghan Plane Crash Kills 2 ISAF Troops, Contractor

[Translate] Afghan Plane Crash Kills 2 ISAF Troops, Contractor UPI | Feb 10, 2014 An aircraft crash in Afghanistan killed three coalition-affiliated people, the International Security Assistance Force said Monday. “Two International Security Assistance Force service members and one ISAF … Continue reading

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Private Contractor 50 State Security Facing Another Assault Allegation

[Translate] Private Contractor 50 State Security Facing Another Assault Allegation By Jonathan Wolfe, Mon, February 10, 2014 Another Miami resident has come forward accusing private security firm 50 State Security of unprovoked assault. The victim is Michael Valencia. Valencia first … Continue reading

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Hickory Ground Solutions Helps Afghanistan Rebuild Its Economy

[Translate] Hickory Ground Solutions Helps Afghanistan Rebuild Its Economy HEATHSVILLE, Va., Feb. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — When President Barack Obama gave his State of the Union speech last month, he said, “with Afghan forces now in the lead for their own … Continue reading

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Sanborn Fined Over Iraq Map Outsourcing

[Translate] Sanborn Fined Over Iraq Map Outsourcing By Sean Patterson · The U.S. Department of Justice today announced that the Sanborn Map Company has been fined $2.1 million over false contract claims it submitted with regards to its Army Corps … Continue reading

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Court Case Halted for Nepalis Killed While Working for US Military Contractor

[Translate] Court Case Halted for Nepalis Killed While Working for US Military Contractor “The most recent decision allows KBR to escape liability, claiming trafficking occurred outside of the territorial US.” By Carey L. Biron | February 10, 2014 A Nepalese … Continue reading

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Companies Bid on Britain’s Defence Support Group

[Translate] Companies Bid on Britain’s Defence Support Group Feb. 10, 2014 – 12:07PM   | By ANDREW CHUTER   | Several companies are bidding on Britain’s state-owned Defence Support Group, which the government has put up for sale. Here, Defence Support Group … Continue reading

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