With the ending of the Cold War enormous weapons arsenal of West and East ceased to exist. At the same time, the key role and significance of the modern nation-state has been notably reduced by the global trends of privatization. It appears that the state military sector came to turn by the end of 1980’s. First, this paper attempts to describe some of the basic causes and implications cohered in the phenomena of outsourcing of the state military functions. Second, it gives the contures of all those publicly little known and seemingly endless economical and political possibilities for private military firms to prosper, on the example of American Blackwater.