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DDI for Fri. April 27, 2018, Vol. 20, Issue 17

State Department Approves Deals With Netherlands For F-16 Support, Munitions Kits

The State Department has approved a $110 million deal with the Netherlands for continued F-16 training and weapons support, and a $70 million delivery of precision guided munitions kits.The Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) notified Congress of the foreign military sales (FMS) on April 24.Under the F-16 training deal, the Netherlands will continue its partnership…

Airbus Successfully Tests MUM-T Capability With Its H-145M Helicopter, Schiebel’s S-100 UAS

Airbus Helicopters has successfully completed manned/unmanned teaming (MUM-T) capability tests with its H-145M helicopter and Austrian defense company Schiebel’s S-100 unmanned air system (UAS), the company said April 24.The tests between the H145 and Schiebel’s CAMCOPTER S-100 UAS is the first MUM-T test for European helicopters to demonstrate the highest level of interoperability, LOI 5.“Manned-Unmanned Teaming multiplies…

Peraton Acquires Small Communications Firm Strategic Resources International

Peraton on April 23 said it has acquired Strategic Resources International (SRI) in a deal that complements its communications capabilities.The deal is the first for Peraton, which is the former information technology business of Harris Corp.[HRS] that sold to Veritas Capital in 2017. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.SRI, which is based in Northern Virginia and…