Security No Longer an Easy Sell
Hit by a sharp drop in contracts in Iraq, Britain’s ArmorGroup and the U.S. firm Triple Canopy are up for sale. [...]
DynCorp is a US private security company. Initially focused on air support to the armed forces, it is now active in logistics, training and intelligence-gathering. The once-powerful company is now struggling to stay in business.
To make up for a shortage of linguists, the American military intelligence agencies are devoting huge sums to recruiting translators and interpreters in the private sector, and those contracts represent not only a financial bonanza for the Pentagon’s sub-contractors but [...]
In response to the runaway rise in government spending on homeland security, several former members of Washington's political elite have jumped into the sector. After working for the White House, the Pentagon and even the Department of Homeland Security, they [...]