small arms

Companies which profit from war

On this site you can find short information about companies which profit from war. This can be in various ways. On the one hand they can be the supplier or manufacturer of weapons and on the other hand they can be directly involved in the war zone and on the battlefield as companies who provide special private military.

This information is not complete, because of that you can find some links for more facts. Also you are welcome to ad more companies.

Agrexco
Alliant Techsystems
ArmorGroup
Atomic Weapons Establishment (AWE)
AXA

Blackwater Awarded Millions in Small Business Contracts

An US government audit has found the private military company Blackwater has obtained dozens of contracts meant for small businesses. The Inspector General of the Small Business Administration says Blackwater was awarded $110 million in small business contracts despite uncertainty over whether it qualifies as a “small business.” >From 2005 to 2007, Blackwater was awarded thirty contracts intended for companies with revenues under $6.5 million. Blackwater’s revenues exceeded $200 million for each of those years.

The toll of small arms


Congo remains in the grip of civil war. The reason is clear. A flood of small arms and light weapons undermines the 17,000 United Nations troops' mandate to protect civilians.

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