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Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

Australia to Buy 2-4 More C-17s

The Australian Government has begun the process of purchasing two additional C-17A Globemaster strategic airlift aircraft, Minister for Defence Senator David Johnston announced today. Senator Johnston said should the Government elect to exercise this option the two extra Globemasters would […]


Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Joint Effort Validates Ability to Move Stryker Vehicles Via Air

Four Stryker combat vehicles were successfully loaded onto a C-17 Globemaster III Aug. 13,2014, on the flightline here, marking the Army’s first use of the Stryker Marshalling Pad and Hot Cargo Pad since their construction. According to Glen Bailey, the […]


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 […]


 
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