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C-17 purchase gets thumbs up from Indian Government

Indian Government’s Cabinet Committee for Security cleared the purchase of 10 Boeing C-17 Globemaster III’s. Once signed the deal will be the largest Indo-US defence deal valued at $ 4.1 Billion. The deal is expected to be signed shortly and will be via the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route.  The deal was facing delays and criticism for being very expensive. ...

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Royal Air force recieves new C-17 Globemaster

The new C-17 Globemaster was unveiled at RAF  Brize Norton today by Prime Minister David Cameron. This transport aircraft would greatly bolster the air bridge between UK and front line operations. The Prime Minister met the crew of the aircraft, which has been declared ready for operations and will start flying troops and equipment to the front line at the ...

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