India is all Set to buy 10 C17 Globemaster III Aircraft from US Defence. The Deal is estimated at $5.8 billion. The Deal has not been Finalized yet and Final Negotiations has to Take Place….
US Defence Security has informed US Congress about this deal of C17 Globemaster III under the program ‘Foreign Military Sale‘ (FMS)
Here is the Picture of C17 Globe master III–
C17 Globemaster III Photos – Credit: US Defence
US ambassador, Timothy J. Roemer talking about this deal Said
“The potential sale of C-17s strengthens the growing partnership between our two countries, and demonstrates our enduring commitment to sharing the world’s best technology with India.”
How C-17 Globemaster III AirCraft benefits India?
- IAF(Indian Air Force) will replace its older IL- 76 aircrafts with New C17
- C-17 Globemaster III provides Heavy Cargo and Personnel lift Capability
- Helps to modernize India’s armed forces with Brand new cargo capabilities