The Indian government is pursuing the procurement of an additional C-17 heavy lift aircraft for the Indian Air Force, Minister of State for defence Subhash Bhamre, replying to a question in the Parliament Tuesday.
India has already bought 10 C-17 aircraft from the US.
The US State Department in June this year approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India for Boeing C-17 transport aircraft for $366.2 million.
India has sought an additional three C-17 military transport planes to supplement the six already in service with the IAF.
However the Indian request could not be complied with as Boeing had shut down the C-17 plant for want of sufficient orders. It had just a single aircraft let for sale at the end of last year.
Boeing had announced on November 29 that it plans to shut down the C-17 manufacturing facilities due to lack of orders.
The US State Department has approved a possible Foreign Military Sale to the Government of India for Boeing C-17 transport aircraft for $366.2 million
The US State Department has approved $195 million worth Foreign Military Sale to the Government of Canada for sustainment support for C-17 aircraft. The Government of Canada has requested a possible sale of follow-on support for five CC177 aircraft (Canadas designator for the C-17), including contractor logistics support (CLS) provided through the Globemaster III Integrated Sustainment Program (GISP), in-country field services support, aircraft maintenance and technical support, support equipment, alternate mission equipment, software support, spares, personnel training and training equipment, U
The US State Department has approved sale of eight C-17 aircraft along with logistics support services, and equipment for an estimated cost of $400 million to United Kingdom. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale Monday
The US State Department has approved sale of continued logistics support for eight C-17 aircraft and another sale of spare C-17 engines, equipment, and support to Qatar for an estimated total cost of $781 million. The Defense Security Cooperation Agency delivered the required certification notifying Congress of this possible sale on December 7, 2016
Indias Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG), in its report tabled in the Parliament Tuesday, has slammed both the Indian Air Force (IAF) and Boeing for various shortcomings in $2.7 billion contract for the C-17 Globemaster transport aircraft
Boeing and Mahindra Defence Systems today formally opened a center in Gurgaon to provide C-17 training services to the Indian Air Force (IAF). Once fully operational, the new center will be capable of conducting local and multi-site simulations for added realism and more robust training
Boeing has been awarded $409 million contract for next-generation thermal, power, and controls (NGT-PAC). This contract for the NGT-PAC program is a multiple government agency and industry joint effort to develop revolutionary and innovative technologies and to conduct applied research for increased knowledge and understanding of future power, thermal and controls requirements
Boeing along with US Air Force and Naval Air Systems Command representatives, recently completed KC-46 tanker electromagnetic testing. This testing evaluates the aircrafts ability to safely operate through electromagnetic fields produced by radars, radio towers and other systems under mission conditions, the company said in a statement Thursday
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