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last updated 01-Sep-2021

List / Directory of Privatized Military Firms (PMFs), another way to refer to Private Military Companies (contractors, firms) or PMCs: living in an era characterized by both the broader diversification and deeper specialization of the private military/security sector, we overcome this corporate conundrum by focusing primarily on the core capabilities of firms. To examine further the horizontal and vertical integration of the business as well as inevitable overlaps, please explore our service sector and thematic directories.

PMCs: J - O


Janus Global Operations

Part of the evolution of EODT into part of Caliburn - This listing is preserved for research purposes

With more than 7,000 professionals worldwide, Janus serves clients in North America, Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and Asia with solutions for munitions response; humanitarian demining; environmental remediation; intelligence support; logistics; life support; risk management; communications; and other services in some of the world's most challenging and hostile environments. Their capabilities and services include Risk Management, Logistics & Lifecycle Management. Munitions & Environment.. Janus Global Operations is an employee-owned ISO 9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, ANSI/ASIS PSC.1-2012 and OHSAS 18001:2007 certified company. [Information retrieved from the company's website on August 10, 2016]:


Job Zone LP

Transient enterprise no longer active - This listing is preserved for research purposes
Job Zone is a 21st century services company Headquarted in Helsinki, Finland. Job Zone provides labour hire, recruiting, outsourcing and risk management services for private companies, NGO's and GO's. Job Zone provides due diligence services for business projects located in Finland, China, India, Iraq, and Russia. [Information retrieved from /job-zone-lp/ on 1 May 2006]:


Metis Solutions Corp / METIS

In November 2020, PAE completed the acquisition of Metis Solutions, now a PAE company. METIS provides a variety of training ranging from traditional classroom instruction to real-world multi-role and pre-deployment training for Special Operations Forces. Our capabilities include delivering web-based virtual training and deploying mobile training teams across the globe. The other two core areas the company covers are Intelligence and Security and Intelligence Operations. [Information retrieved from the company's website in November 2020]:


Meyer and Associates / Meyer Global Security

This company is no longer active - This listing is preserved for research purposes
Meyer & Associates Special Operations Group will provide solutions that allow you to earn the profits you deserve and provide safety and security for your projects and personnel. Our Special Operations Group consists of specially trained ex-military personnel from US Army Special Forces, Rangers, Intelligence Operators, Marine Recon, Navy and Coast Guard Waterborne Operators. The Special Operations Group is available worldwide to address any needs your company may have including Armed Marine Patrol Vessels. [Information retrieved from Locations on 1 August 2005]:


Minimal Risk Consultancy Ltd (MRC)

MRC achieved ISO9001 in 2015 for the scope of activities relating to 'provision of security consultancy services, security project management and the recruitment and deployment of security personnel'. The company focuses on personal service, sound analysis and implementation, together with rapid, cost-effective delivery. We support clients ranging from Government and Corporate entities - through to small businesses and 'high net worth' individuals. [Information retrieved from the company's website in August 2020]:


Military Professional Resources Inc. (MPRI)
This company is no longer active - This listing is preserved for research purposes

MPRI was a professional services company that consisted of former military, law enforcement, diplomatic and private sector leaders who shared a common commitment to integrity, and professionalism. With more than 5,000 employees worldwide and a resource network of more than 85,000 experienced professionals, MPRI provided comprehensive and integrated programs that address training, education, leader development, organizational design and implementation, democracy transition, and emergency management across a broad spectrum of functional areas.


The firm was incorporated in 1987. In June 2000, MPRI became a division of L-3 Communications Corporation. In 2012, Engility was launchedas an independent company made up of leading businesses within L-3's Government Services segments including MPRI. In January 2019, SAIC completed the $2.5 billion acquisition of Engility.


Tailored solutions to address challenges in at least the following areas: Educating and training your people; Sustainable development related to natural disasters or global conflicts; Programs to support economic growth and positive social change; Security for enforcing stable, consistent rule of law; Logistics planning and operations - even under the most arduous situations; or Augmenting your team with highly-trained staff.

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[Information retrieved from the company's website in April 2012, as well as research conducted regarding its history]


MVM Inc.

MVM provides domain expertise in the areas of counter-narcotics, criminal and civil investigations, public safety, and national security. Examples of specific mission solutions they offer include: Transportation and care for vulnerable populations, Case management. Domestic and international training, Facilities operations and maintenance, Physical security and access control, Secure transportation, Emergency/contingency planning and response, Fleet and logistics management, Complex travel management, and Procurement and inventory management. [Information retrieved from the company's website in August 2020]:


Northbridge Services Group Ltd.

This company is no longer active - This listing is preserved for research purposes

Northbridge Services Group specialised in providing highly confidential and effective security related services designed to address the needs of Governments, Multi-National Corporations, Non Governmental Organisations, the Corporate Sector and Prominent Individuals. Service areas covered by the company included Advisory, Training, Operational, Support , Intelligence Support, Humanitarian Operations, Strategic Communications , and Support to Law and Order. [Information retrieved from Our Services on 10 December 2004]:


Olive Group / Olive Security

This listing is preserved for research purposes - The company merged operations with Constellis in 2015 and now large;y operates as part of that conglomerate.

As Olive Security, they were the first operator to receive approval from the British and American governments, as well as the Coalition Provisional Authority and the Iraqi Governing Council, to provide armed support to the reconstruction programme in Iraq. We have worked for governments and government agencies; and we are now retained by a number of the world's leading Energy, Communications, Construction, Mining, Banking and Transportation companies. In their expansion, as the Olive Group, their areas of operations expanded to cover. Risk Management, Security Services, Mine Action, Maritime, Logistics and Enabling Services. [Information retrieved from the company's websites in August 2005 and November 2014]: |


Overwatch Protection Solutions International.

Transient enterprise no longer active - This listing is preserved for research purposes
We are a protective services company, providing a full compliment of protection and special security services for both our government and corporate clients: Force Protection, Private Military Operations, Disaster Relief Protection, and Training Division In addition, we also provide a host of specialized bespoke services that can be tailored to meet the individual requirements of our clients. We also offer special training packages for both government, military, and corporate clients. [Information retrieved from Introduction on 1 May 2006]:



This is a sample list and not an exhaustive resource. While some of the entities listed above are key players and/or have been discussed in the debate on the topic, some other are emerging entities or have been incorporated into the list by request. This is a professional resource and we are simply trying to help you find the company and/or service you were looking for, be that for research or business purposes. For further information on a particular company, service, or unit, please contact the respective source.

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