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Boeing Delivers Kuwait Air Force’s 1st C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Kuwait Air Force’s 1st C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing today delivered Kuwait’s first C-17 Globemaster III airlifter, an aircraft that will expand the Kuwait Air Force’s capabilities in military and civilian operations, including humanitarian aid and disaster relief. “The C-17 meets the unique airlift requirements of the Kuwait […]


US military to fly African Union troops to Central Africa: officials

US military to fly African Union troops to Central Africa: officials

The US military will help fly African Union peacekeeping troops to the Central African Republic as part of a French-led effort to restore security there, US officials said Monday. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel, in Qatar on a tour of the […]


Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Boeing to Complete Production of C-17 Globemaster III in 2015

Support and maintenance of global C-17 fleet continues through Boeing’s Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program Production continues at 10 C-17s per year for 22 additional new aircraft Boeing’s 2013 financial guidance unchanged Boeing will complete production of the C-17 Globemaster […]


Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 3rd C-17 Globemaster III

The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III airlifter for the Indian Air Force (IAF) departed for India Aug. 20 from the company’s Long Beach facility. It joins the first and second India C-17 airlifters, which arrived in June and July, respectively. […]


Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force

Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force

The Indian Air Force (IAF) flew its first Boeing C-17 Globemaster III to India today, becoming the newest operator of the leading airlifter. “The C-17 will equip the Indian Air Force with amongst the world’s most advanced humanitarian and strategic […]


Kuwait to Buy C-17 Globemaster III

Kuwait to Buy C-17 Globemaster III

The Defense Security Cooperation Agency notified Congress April 16 of a possible Foreign Military Sale to Kuwait for 1 C-17 Globemaster III aircraft and associated equipment, parts, training and logistical support for an estimated cost of $371 million. The Government […]


US planes deliver French troops to Mali

US planes deliver French troops to Mali

The U.S. Air Force began transporting French soldiers and military equipment Jan. 21 from Istres, France to Bamako, Mali, in support of French military operations. C-17 Globemaster III, operating under the control of U.S. Africa Command, are moving a French […]


Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 1st C-17 to Flight Test

Boeing Delivers Indian Air Force’s 1st C-17 to Flight Test

Boeing on Jan. 22 delivered — on schedule — the first of 10 C-17 Globemaster III airlifters for the Indian Air Force (IAF). India’s first C-17 will now enter a U.S. Air Force flight test program at Edwards Air Force […]


Second RAF C-17 Aircraft Departs for Mali Mission

Second RAF C-17 Aircraft Departs for Mali Mission

Following the Prime Minister’s announcement that the UK will provide logistical military assistance in support of French military operations in Mali, a second Royal Air Force C-17 strategic transport aircraft has arrived in France. At Evreux Airbase near Paris the […]


 
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