Daily Archives: September 18, 2014

SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers

[Translate] SIGAR: State Department may have spent millions on unneeded telecommunications towers By Carlo Munoz Stars and Stripes Published: September 18, 2014 At a cost of $6.5 million, the State Department built six telecommunications towers in Afghanistan that have apparently … Continue reading

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DOJ Says Subcontractor Should Stay In KBR False Claims Suit

[Translate] DOJ Says Subcontractor Should Stay In KBR False Claims Suit Share us on: By Erica Teichert Law360, Washington (August 20, 2014, 2:10 PM ET) — The U.S. Department of Justice on Tuesday blasted First Kuwaiti Trading Co.’s attempts to … Continue reading

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KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit

[Translate] KBR Accuses DCAA Of ‘Malpractice’ In $12.5M Lawsuit Share us on: By Dietrich Knauth Law360, New York (September 17, 2014, 1:45 PM ET) — Kellogg Brown & Root Services Inc. sued the U.S. government in Delaware federal court on … Continue reading

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KBR and Rheinmetall join forces to acquire UK Defence Support Group

[Translate] KBR and Rheinmetall join forces to acquire UK Defence Support Group 18 September 2014 Rheinmetall Defence and KBR have submitted a joint venture (JV) bid to acquire the UK’s state-owned military vehicle and small-arms maintenance and repair company, Defence … Continue reading

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Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success?

[Translate] Is Human Trafficking Necessary for Mission Success? Posted on September 15, 2014 | By Michael Schindler Let me first set the stage before I share what I’m about to share – in order to complete most large scale missions, … Continue reading

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Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea

[Translate] Global Analysis   Risks in Contracting Government Security Forces in Gulf of Guinea   September 16, 2014 Dirk Steffen My previous article explored the use of police and naval forces in Nigeria for the provision of private maritime security. … Continue reading

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Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles.

[Translate] Africa, Capability Analysis Troubled Waters? The Use of Nigerian Navy and Police in Private Maritime Security Roles. July 1, 2014 Dirk Steffen 6 Comments Example of a “permit” issued to a PMSC for embarking Nigerian Maritime Police by the … Continue reading

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Who Is Fighting America’s Battles?

[Translate] Who Is Fighting America’s Battles? Author Ann Hagedorn breaks down America’s private security industry. By Teresa Welsh Sept. 11, 2014 | 9:00 a.m. EDT + More Since the Iraq War, America has drastically increased its dependence on private companies … Continue reading

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Chinese Hacked U.S. Military Contractors, Senate Panel Says — Update

[Translate] Chinese Hacked U.S. Military Contractors, Senate Panel Says — Update Dow Jones Institutional News By Danny Yadron And Doug Cameron 17 September 2014 15:45 Hackers linked to China’s government broke into computer networks of private transportation companies working for … Continue reading

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