Tag Archives: Shooters

Echo Papa Exposed

Echo Papa Exposed Inside Erik Prince’s Treacherous Drive to Build a Private Air Force Jeremy Scahill, Matthew Cole Apr. 11 2016, 4:50 a.m. ON A CRISP SATURDAY in November 2014, a black Mercedes SUV pulled onto the tarmac of an Austrian … Continue reading

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Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

Armed Guards on Vessels: Insurance and Liability

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Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future

Published on April 6th, 2016 | by David Isenberg Russia Leads the Way to a PMC Future by David Isenberg Something almost unprecedented has been happening in the world of private military contracting (PMC) over the past several months: the … Continue reading

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When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Don’t Fire

Published on March 21st, 2016 | by David Isenberg When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Don’t Fire by David Isenberg The performance of private security contractors (PSCs) working for the U.S. government in war zones is a mixed bag. Sometimes … Continue reading

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Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia

Armed guards to sail on vessels in Malaysia February 1st, 2016 Holly Birkett The Malaysian Maritime Enforcement Agency (MMEA) says it will allow armed guards to travel on vessels transiting Malaysian waters. The guards will be placed on certain vessels … Continue reading

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A brisk business in safeguarding guns

Floating armouries Cruisin’ with guns A brisk business in safeguarding guns Jan 23rd 2016 | From the print edition IN OCTOBER 2013 the Seaman Guard Ohio, a Sierra Leone-flagged ship, was intercepted just under 11 nautical miles off the coast … Continue reading

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Armament on the High Seas

Armament on the High Seas December 10, 2015 – 1:01pm | admin By Liza Kane-Hartnett Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security firm Avant Garde to operate the country’s increasingly scandalous ‘floating armories.’ The … Continue reading

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Pirates, Politics & Protection

Pirates, Politics & Protection: Posted to Global Maritime Analysis with Joseph Keefe (byJoseph Keefe) on January 19, 2016 Like oil & water, they don’t mix. For many businesses on the collective, global waterfront, it is going to be a challenging … Continue reading

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How to Go From Grunt to Security Contractor

ACADEMI How to Go From Grunt to Security Contractor We Are the Mighty Thursday at 10:30 AM Many veterans can make the transition from military service to private security contracting There are many military specialties that translate into thriving careers … Continue reading

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Armament on the High Seas

Armament on the High Seas By MarEx 2015-12-14 18:41:58 By Liza Kane-Hartnett (courtesy World Policy Blog) Last month, Sri Lanka announced that it had terminated its agreement with the private security firm Avant Garde to operate the country’s increasingly scandalous … Continue reading

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