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New Zealand government takes control of Serco-run prison following evidence of inmate ‘fight club

New Zealand government takes control of Serco-run prison following evidence of inmate ‘fight club‘ BY Will Green 30.07.2015 The government of New Zealand has taken control of a prison being run under contract by Serco after evidence emerged of a … Continue reading

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For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury

For-profit juvenile detention facility ‘a disgrace to Florida’, says grand jury Jurors say Florida institution operated by controversial G4S security firm behind London Olympics is dilapidated and unsanitary while staff is undertrained Inside the Highlands Youth Academy in 2013. Photograph: … Continue reading

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Drone Warfare Reaping the rewards: How private sector is cashing in on Pentagon’s ‘insatiable demand’ for drone war intelligence

Drone Warfare Reaping the rewards: How private sector is cashing in on Pentagon’s ‘insatiable demand’ for drone war intelligence July 30, 2015 by Abigail Fielding-Smith and Crofton Black A US Air Force analyst with 11th Intelligence Squadron at Hurlburt Field reviewing drone … Continue reading

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Revealed: Private firms at heart of US drone warfare

Revealed: Private firms at heart of US drone warfare Corporate staff are reviewing top-secret data and helping uniformed colleagues decide whether people under surveillance are enemies or civilians An X-47B drone combat aircraft. Final targeting decisions are made by military … Continue reading

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UK MoD extends use of Lockheed’s logistics technology

UK MoD extends use of Lockheed’s logistics technology 27 July 2015 Lockheed Martin has received a contract to continue the management of millions of military equipment parts used by the UK Armed Forces. Awarded by the UK Ministry of Defence … Continue reading

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US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract

Markets | Fri Jul 24, 2015 9:43am EDT US DOJ starts criminal probe into Sikorsky’s Navy contract July 24 The U.S. Department of Justice told Sikorsky Aircraft that it had started a criminal investigation, alleging that the helicopter maker had … Continue reading

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Lawmakers misinformed; troops were supported

Lawmakers misinformed; troops were supported Robert Nicholson 6:05 p.m. PDT July 23, 2015 (Photo: Special to the Statesman Journal) 1 CONNECTTWEETLINKEDIN 5 COMMENTEMAILMORE No trims. Needs “Robert Nicholson / Guest Opinion” sig; mug is in package. I would like to … Continue reading

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Business One year in, KBR chief is putting plans into action

One year in, KBR chief is putting plans into action … Back in Iraq KBR has also seen its government services work slow in recent years as U.S. military operations began winding down in the Middle East. In addition to … Continue reading

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USAF selects Vectrus and DynCorp for $5bn AFCAP IV programme

USAF selects Vectrus and DynCorp for $5bn AFCAP IV programme 30 June 2015 The US Air Force (USAF) has selected Vectrus’ subsidiary Vectrus Systems as a prime contractor for the Air Force Contract Augmentation Program (AFCAP IV) that is valued … Continue reading

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Triple Canopy Achieves PSC.1 Certification

Triple Canopy Achieves PSC.1 Certification Becomes third Constellis Group company certified July 27, 2015 10:50 ET | Source:Constellis Group RESTON, Va., July 27, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Triple Canopy, a Constellis Group company and leading provider of security and support … Continue reading

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