Category Archives: UAE

DynCorp wins $4.4M task order for engineering design, support services

DynCorp wins $4.4M task order for engineering design, support services Order awarded under AFCAP III contract By Mark Hoover Jan 24, 2014 DynCorp International has won a $4.4 million contract to provide the Air Force with engineering design and support … Continue reading

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Blackwater Founder Denies UAE Royalty Contracts

Blackwater Founder Denies UAE Royalty Contracts Erik Prince dismisses media reports he is guarding Emirati royal families against uprisings By Paul D. Shinkman January 6, 2014 Blackwater founder Erik Prince denies claims that suggest the security contractor signed contracts to … Continue reading

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McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage

McChrystal working for UAE-owned arms brokerage C4ISR (Jan 1, 2013): 6. Abstract (summary) From an office park a few miles south of Washington’s Reagan National Airport, a little-known company named Knowledge International LLC facilitates $500 million a year in sales … Continue reading

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AMMROC to Maintain UAE’s Entire Air Fleet Under a PBL Contract

AMMROC to Maintain UAE’s Entire Air Fleet Under a PBL Contract Nov 20, 2013 20:04 UTC by Defense Industry Daily staff Performance-Based Logistics has become a way of life in Britain’s military, and has also been adopted for some programs … Continue reading

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Colombia worries as troops join Arab mercenary force

Colombia worries as troops join Arab mercenary force Colombia’s defense ministry is alarmed about an exodus of top soldiers to the United Arab Emirates to join a highly paid U.S.-led mercenary force organized by Erik Prince, billionaire founder of the … Continue reading

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Through Bradley Manning, Jeremy Scahill Learned Blackwater’s Erik Prince Was Going to United Arab Emirates

Through Bradley Manning, Jeremy Scahill Learned Blackwater’s Erik Prince Was Going to United Arab Emirates   By: Kevin Gosztola Wednesday April 24, 2013 11:45 am Screen shot of Jeremy Scahill on “Democracy Now!” In June 15, 2010, The Nation‘s Jeremy … Continue reading

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The Arabian Dream: Abu Dhabi’s Mercenaries

The Arabian Dream: Abu Dhabi’s Mercenaries Daily News Egypt  /   February 19, 2013 The Colombians had entered the United Arab Emirates posing as construction workers. In fact, they were soldiers for a secret American-led mercenary army being built by … Continue reading

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UAE gets ex-SAPS patrol boats defenceWeb Guy Martin 8 January 2013 A security company based in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has bought the four patrol boats that were originally destined for the South African Police Service’s Sea Borderline Control … Continue reading

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R10m sails off with police boats

R10m sails off with police boats Sunday Times Bobby Jordan 23 December 2012   Patrol vessels and deposit lost as company capsizes The problem far exceeds the enforcement capacity available to deal with it. The fallout affects all of us … Continue reading

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Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy

October 4, 2012 Private Army Formed to Fight Somali Pirates Leaves Troubled Legacy By MARK MAZZETTI and ERIC SCHMITT WASHINGTON — It seemed like a simple idea: In the chaos that is Somalia, create a sophisticated, highly trained fighting force … Continue reading

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