Gulf revive the market of mercenaries.. DynCorp to replace Blackwater in Yemen

The first batch of mercenaries from the private US military firm DynCorp has arrived in the Yemeni city of Aden to replace paid militants from another American company

A contract of USD-3-billion recently signed between the United Arab Emirates and DynCorp, mercenaries from the company are to be deployed to Yemen, An official at the Yemeni Defense Ministry said Monday

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the first group of the mercenaries recently arrived in the port city of Aden to replace those of Blackwater, a notorious American group

Blackwater had decided to withdraw from Bab-el-Mandeb region after the Yemeni forces inflicted heavy losses on them. The UAE was forced to bring in the new mercenaries from DynCorp for the same reason

The new militants included special naval forces, who entered the port of Ras Amran southwest of Aden, he added

DynCorp is a rival of Blackwater, which hires mercenaries and sends them to fight in foreign countries on paid missions