Category Archives: France

Trial of Francis Villato for Entering on Board a French Privateer

[Translate] Trial of Francis Villato for Entering on Board a French Privateer

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Great Britain and France – Private armed vessels of United States

[Translate] Great Britain and France – Private armed vessels of United States

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France: arming vessels

[Translate] France: arming vessels

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After revealing British taxpayers will fund a £2m wall at Calais to keep illegal immigrants out… now we will pay £80m to private security firms to guard FRENCH ports

[Translate] After revealing British taxpayers will fund a £2m wall at Calais to keep illegal immigrants out… now we will pay £80m to private security firms to guard FRENCH ports  The Home Office is advertising for firms to beef up … Continue reading

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Private security firms can start operating on board French flagged vessels

[Translate] Private security firms can start operating on board French flagged vessels in Piracy and Security News 29/10/2015 The enactment of Law No. 2014-742 of 1st July 2014 and the signing of decrees related during late 2014 and early 2015 … Continue reading

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The role of French private military companies in the security privatization sector: specific features of the French approach and a comparison with Anglo-Saxon private military companies/

[Translate] The role of French private military companies in the security privatization sector: specific features of the French approach and a comparison with Anglo-Saxon private military companies/ Role francouzskych soukromych vojenskych spolecnosti v sektoru privatizace bezpecnosti: specificke znaky francouzskeho pristupu … Continue reading

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The mysterious lure of the French Foreign Legion keeps drawing Americans

[Translate] The mysterious lure of the French Foreign Legion keeps drawing Americans By Dan Lamothe December 16 Follow @danlamothe Video from November 2014 shows Legionnaires training on the island of Mayotte, a French territory off the coast of eastern Africa. … Continue reading

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How I went to join the Foreign Legion

[Translate] How I went to join the Foreign Legion thetimes.co.uk By Kaya Burgess 3 April 2014 Contrary to modern myth, France’s mysterious fighting force does not take murderers, rapists or violent criminals. But, only tough guys need apply Just a … Continue reading

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‘ENGAGED IN GLORY ALONE’: Yanks in French Foreign Legion Were First to Fight

[Translate] ‘ENGAGED IN GLORY ALONE’: Yanks in French Foreign Legion Were First to Fight VFW, Veterans of Foreign Wars Magazine By Gary Ward 1 September 2014, Three years before Doughboys hit the trenches of France, Americans were fighting and dying … Continue reading

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France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet

[Translate] France Allows Private Security Companies to Protect its Shipping Fleet By Charles Kennedy | Tue, 03 December 2013 22:32 | 0 Piracy around the coast of Africa, particularly off Somalia and in the Gulf of Guinea, is a threat … Continue reading

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