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Private Military Security Companies

What’s in a name? Rebranding as a PMSC Strategy

What’s in a name? Rebranding as a PMSC Strategy

The increasing allocation of government contracts to third-party, private firms in the military and security provision has not only generated an emerging market for defense products and services, but has also established some of the biggest transnational firms operating throughout various jurisdictions in a multiplicity of international contexts.
The New Venture of Erik Prince: Reflex Responses Private Army

The New Venture of Erik Prince: Reflex Responses Private Army

Erik Prince, founder of the security company Blackwater Worldwide, now formerly known as Academi and belonging to the Constellis Group is currently the Chairman of the Frontier Services Group Ltd, a company defined as a provider of integrated security, logistics and insurance services for clients operating in frontier markets. In recent years, Prince has participated in the creation of Reflex Responses, a private army founded in August 2010.