Friday, March 12, 2010

Blackwater in Running for Expansive Afghan Training Program

Blackwater (or should we say Xe) is in the running for some major contracts in Afghanistan.  One of these contracts is a bid to train up the Afghan police.  Other firms in the running include Raytheon, Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin Integrated Systems, and ARINC.  Learn more by reading "Controversial contractor eligible for lucrative new Pentagon bids", CNN World, February 26, 2010.  Click on the links below to learn more about security contractors in Afghanistan.

http://www.securityinfonet.com/news_articles_on_security_contractors.htm

http://www.securityinfonet.com/contract_security_firms.htm

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