List of private military contractors

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The following is a list of notable private military contractors and companies.

Australian companies[edit]

Gibraltar companies[edit]

  • STTEP, registered in Gibraltar, mainly uses former SANDF forces.

Peruvian companies[edit]

South African companies[edit]

UK companies[edit]

Name HQ Portfolio Notes
Aegis Defence Services London Iraq, Afghanistan, and others Contracted by the U.S. department of Defense during the most recent War in Iraq. Aegis Defence Services Ltd was acquired by GardaWorld International Protective Services.[3]
Control Risks Group London Provider of security and armed guards for British Embassies and Consulates.
Erinys International Dubai A joint South African-British private security company registered in the British Virgin Islands.
International Intelligence Limited Eastington, Stroud Specialist contracts. Operates in the security and intelligence sectors.
Sandline International London Ceased operations on April 16, 2004

US companies[edit]

Name HQ Portfolio Notes
AirScan Titusville, FL US Department of Defense, United States Air Force, and a number of private companies
Academi McLean, VA Consulting. Formerly known as Blackwater and Xe and it is part of the Constellis Group.
Custer Battles McLean, VA Iraq and oil sector (at present, have ceased operations in Iraq) Dissolved
G4S Risk Management Palm Beach Gardens, FL Paramilitary security forces of DoD, Energy Department, Savannah River Nuclear Site, and others. Commonly known in the U.S. by its former name, Wackenhut Group.
Jorge Scientific Corporation Arlington, VA Consulting
KBR Houston, TX Formerly a Division of Halliburton
MPRI, Inc. Alexandria, VA
MVM, Inc. Vienna, VA CIA and NSA contractor
Northbridge Services Group Lexington, KY Advisory, Training, Operational Support, etc.
Northrop Grumman Falls Church, VA
Raytheon Waltham, MA
Titan Corporation San Diego, CA Sold to L3 Communications in 2005
Triple Canopy, Inc. Herndon, VA South America, Iraq, Syria It is part of the Constellis Group.
Vinnell Corporation Fairfax, VA Turkey, Saudi Arabia, Iraq