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Originally posted by RickyD
reply to post by xXxtremelySecure
I see well I guess I remembered it wrong. Are you sure that's what's mounted on all of em?
Blackwater has an airstrip and hangar filled with helicopters, a manufacturing plant for assembling armored cars, a pound filled with bomb-sniffing dogs and a lake with mock ships for training sailors. An armory is stacked to the ceiling with rifles. Throughout the place are outdoor ranges where military, intelligence and law-enforcement authorities from across the country participate in target practice. An incessant pop, pop, pop fills the air.
"The idea we have a private army is ridiculous," he said. "This idea of a private mercenary army is nonsense. These guys have sworn the oath as military or law-enforcement persons. These are guys who served voluntarily. They are all Americans, working for Americans, protecting Americans."