Monthly Archives: November 2015

The Colombian soldiers serving in Yemen – as part of the United Arab Emirates’ army

[Translate] The Colombian soldiers serving in Yemen – as part of the United Arab Emirates’ army Reports have been surfacing about hundreds of Colombian former soldiers being hired by the United Arab Emirates government to fight in Yemen. Colombia has … Continue reading

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Company founded by former mercenary wins Australian embassy contract in Kabul

[Translate] Company founded by former mercenary wins Australian embassy contract in Kabul September 1, 20158:35pm Responsible … Hart Australia managing director Sallie Stone says that during the past five years in Kabul, Hart had met every requirement and request from … Continue reading

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Thousands of weapons to flood black market as PMSCs and armouries go bust

[Translate] Thousands of weapons to flood black market as PMSCs and armouries go bust Posted on October 29, 2015 by SecurityNewsDesk •  Thousands of weapons to flood black market as PMSCs and armouries go bust ESC Global Security (ESCGS) has … Continue reading

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Navy signs MOUs with 29 private maritime security companies

[Translate] Published On: Mon, Nov 23rd, 2015     Navy signs MOUs with 29 private maritime security companies The Chief of Naval Staff, Vice Admiral Ibok-Ete Ibas said the Nigerian Navy has signed Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) with 29 Private … Continue reading

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BIMCO Security Update on ISO and illegal PMSC’s

[Translate] BIMCO Security Update on ISO and illegal PMSC’s in Piracy and Security News 04/07/2015 BIMCO wishes to remind members how important it is to check whether any private maritime security company (PMSC) they are using is ISO 28007 certified. … Continue reading

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Beware of illegal firearms and dangerous armed guards

[Translate] Beware of illegal firearms and dangerous armed guards in Piracy and Security News 23/11/2015 A lot has been said and written about illegal firearms changing hands between PMSC’s along with borrowed/ leased/ subleased guards but eventually not enough. Relevant … Continue reading

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In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News

[Translate] Charles Tiefer Contributor Washington 11/26/2015 @ 9:44PM 2,327 views In Yemen War, Mercenaries Launched By Blackwater Head Were Spotted Today — Not Good News The United Arab Emirates, as reported in today’s New York Times, has hired foreign mercenaries, … Continue reading

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Private Security Contractors: A Way of Combating Piracy in the Horn of Africa

[Translate] Private Security Contractors: A Way of Combating Piracy in the Horn of Africa

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Why some private security and military companies succeed and others fail in taking over public tasks

[Translate] Why some private security and military companies succeed and others fail in taking over public tasks

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How Blackwater Takes Uncle Sam for a Ride-and Why He Likes It. A Model of Moral Hazard and Limited Commitment

[Translate] How Blackwater Takes Uncle Sam for a Ride-and Why He Likes It. A Model of Moral Hazard and Limited Commitment

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