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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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France to Allow Private Security on Ships

[Translate] December 03, 2013 France to Allow Private Security on Ships By MarEx France is to allow private armed guards to protect its shipping fleet against pirates, the government said on Tuesday.   France is one of the main contributors to an … Continue reading

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