Corporate History


Cohort International was founded in 2005 by former members of the US special operations community and the Department of State Diplomatic Security Service with decades of operational experience in the United States, United Kingdom, the Middle East, Africa and Asia.

Originally established as ATS Technical Services, a division of the Edinburgh Risk Group of Companies, an international security company with operations in the USA, UK, Sudan, Iraq and Afghanistan, ATS specialized in the manufacture of soft goods for the US military, training systems for government and security analysis and operations for US military, government and commercial clients.

In 2008 ATS formally changed its name to Cohort International and expanded its services in the security and training fields nationally and internationally. In 2010 CI was brought under new ownership that capitalized and expanded the company’s operations and presence in the MENA region and South Asia, establishing local offices and affiliates in Greece, Qatar, Jordan and Afghanistan.