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last updated 05-Apr-2016

List / Directory of Outsourcing Corporations focusing on Aerospace, Defense, Homeland Security, Intelligence, IT, Systems Integration, and Full-Spectrum Outsourcing and by areas of operation, capabilities, corporate evolution, and noteworthy subsidiaries. All these highly-diversified corporations offer services wholly or partially overlapping private security and private military service provision: the outsourcing world at a glance!


Marsh & McLennan Companies. MMC is a global professional services firm with annual revenues of approximately $12 billion. Some 55,000 employees provide analysis, advice, and transactional capabilities to clients in over 100 countries. Our companies are active in Risk and Insurance Services, Risk Consulting and Technology, Consulting, and Investment Management. [Information retrieved from About MMC on 1 January 2007]:

Northrop Grumman Corporation. The company provides technologically advanced, innovative products, services and solutions in defense electronics, systems integration, information technology, advanced aircraft, shipbuilding, and space technology. [Information retrieved from FAQ on 17 October 2003]:

Oshkosh Corporation. We designs and builds the world's toughest specialty trucks and truck bodies and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them. This philosophy has earned Oshkosh a leadership position in every truck market in which we compete, including defense, fire and emergency, concrete placement and refuse hauling. [Information retrieved from About Oshkosh on 31 August 2010]:

- Oshkosh Defense:

Parsons Corporation. Founded in 1944, Parsons is one of the largest 100% employee-owned engineering and construction companies in the United States, with revenues exceeding $3 billion in 2005. We surmount the toughest logistical challenges and deliver landmark design-build projects across the globe. Our ability to plan, design, construct, and operate diverse facilities and infrastructure systems has satisfied both government and industrial clients' needs for over 60 years. [Information retrieved from Fact Sheet on 1 January 2007]:

- Parsons Project Iraq (October 16, 2006, archived page): click here

QinetiQ Group. QinetiQis one of the world's leading defence technology and security companies. In today's world the challenges faced by governments to detect, identify and respond to both defence and homeland security threats requires the most advanced technical capabilities science can offer. [Information retrieved from About QinetiQ on 30 December 2006]:

Raytheon Company. Raytheon is a technology and innovation leader specializing in defense, homeland security and other government markets throughout the world. With a history of innovation spanning 88 years, Raytheon provides state-of-the-art electronics, mission systems integration and other capabilities in the areas of sensing; effects; and command, control, communications and intelligence systems, as well as a broad range of mission support services. [Information retrieved from Our Company on 31 August 2010]:

RTI International. RTI International is an independent, nonprofit, 501(c)(3) corporation with a distinguished history in scientific research and technology development. We are active in programs and projects worldwide, with more than 2,600 individuals working in 40 countries today. Our activities support national programs and international interests as well as diverse commercial, industrial, and academic endeavors in health and pharmaceuticals, education and training, surveys and statistics, advanced technology, democratic governance, economic and social development, energy, and the environment. [Information retrieved from About RTI on 1 January 2007]:


This is a sample list. 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. For further information on a particular company, service, or unit, please contact the respective source.

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