Category Archives: Shooters

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy Written by Reuters, Thursday, 04 December 2014 Cash-strapped maritime security firms are being forced to use fewer costly elite guards and to diversify into other businesses such as cyber security, … Continue reading

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Want to Be an Armed Security Guard? It’s Terrifyingly Easy

Want to Be an Armed Security Guard? It’s Terrifyingly Easy Wednesday, December 10, 2014 Play ListenAddDownloadEmbed Stream m3u Security guards prepare for the Mall in Columbia to reopen two days after three people were shot and killed at the shopping … Continue reading

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U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS

Dec 03, 2014 | 04:15 pm U.S. Firm Taps Ex Operators to Fight ISIS Ann Scott TysonContributor EXCLUSIVE: A North Carolina-based company is quietly enlisting veteran Special Forces operators–at up to $1,750 per day–to conduct military operations in Iraq. President … Continue reading

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Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality

Maritime Security: Balancing Cost and Quality Posted on November 7, 2014 by Guest Contributor Written by Steven Jones, Maritime Director, Security Association for the Maritime Industry (SAMI). The past 12 months have seen the media rushing to state that piracy … Continue reading

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Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy

Maritime guns for hire adapt to changes in sea piracy By Keith Wallis SINGAPORE Wed Dec 3, 2014 4:23pm EST 1 of 3. A Spanish frigate, Blas De Lezo helicopter fires warning shots in front of a suspected pirate skiff … Continue reading

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Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul

Guns, Chocolates & WhatsApp in Kabul What is it like to live as a mercenary guard in a war zone? An alternative portrait of the Indian abroad. By Betwa Sharma | Grist Media – Banuchandar Rajendran, a 29 year security commander … Continue reading

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Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat

Maritime Mercenaries or Innovative Defense? Private Security & the Evolving Piracy Threat John-Clark Levin September 29, 2014 · On Sept. 23, the United States joined ReCAAP, the Regional Cooperation Agreement on Combating Piracy and Armed Robbery Against Ships in Asia. … Continue reading

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THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES

THE USE OF FORCE AND FIREARMS BY PRIVATE MARITIME SECURITY COMPANIES AGAINST SUSPECTED PIRATES Petrig, Anna. The International and Comparative Law Quarterly62.3 (Jul 2013): 667-701. Abstract The legal framework pertaining to the use of private armed guards protecting merchant ships … Continue reading

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Now, That’s Chutzpah!

Now, That’s Chutzpah! September 24, 2014 by David Isenberg   Follow @vanidan @vanidan An Iraqi traffic policeman inspecting a car destroyed by a Blackwater security detail in al-Nisoor Square in Baghdad, Iraq. There are times, when reading about current world affairs, … Continue reading

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The Mother of All Security Details

September 8, 2014 By David Isenberg The Bremer Detail: Protecting The Most Threatened Man in the World By Frank Gallagher with John M. Del Vecchio September 30, 2014 Paperback, 288pp. Open Road Integrated Media   By now most people understand … Continue reading

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