In the book's near future, private military contractors are hired to protect the interests of businesses and individuals.
What does PMC stand for?
PMC stands for Private Military Contractor
This definition appears frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
- Business, finance, etc.
See other definitions of PMC
We have 555 other meanings of PMC in our Acronym Attic
- Preventive Maintenance Center
- Preventive Medicine Clinic (various locations)
- Preventive Medicine Countermeasures
- Primary Mission Capable
- Prime Mission Contract/Contractor (NASA)
- Primitive Methodist Church (various locations)
- Principauté de Monte Carlo
- Print Management Control
- Private Media Company (Myanmar)
- Private Military Company
- Proactive Monitoring Center
- Process Measurement & Controls, Inc. (Danbury, CT)
- Process Modelling Component
- Process Module Controller
- Procurement Management Council
- Procurement Method Code
- Procurement, Marine Corps
- Product Market Combination
- Production Technology Management Committee (Of the European Broadcasting Union)
- Products Management Committee (Ontario Provincial Standards)
Samples in periodicals archive:
However, the plans for greater involvement of private military contractors will fuel fears that the economic crisis will leave the UK saddled with a cut-price Armed Forces, placing the soldiers in danger.
For a chilling account of random violence committed by a private military contractor, see Morgan, supra note 14, at 213 ("[T]he fourth contractor, who had previously commented that he 'wanted to kill someone today,' opened fire on a presumably civilian truck .
When I am president I will ask the Joint Chiefs for their help in reducing reliance on armed private military contractors with the goal of ultimately implementing a ban on such contractors," Clinton said during her presidential campaign in 2008.
Controlling private military contractors in a disorganised political scenario will be a huge challenge After the shock waves created by the statement of Iraqi army general Babekir Zibari, when he advised politicians to extend US military presence in Iraq until 2016, Iraqi Defence Minister Abdul Qader Obaidi rephrased Zibari's words and extended the period to 2020.
But, while thousands of US troops are marching out, thousands of additional private military contractors (PMCs) are marching in,.
Once the soldiers leave, that protection will have to come from thousands of newly contracted private military contractors.