IAF to induct sixth C-17 Globemaster Transport Aircraft

Indian Air Force (IAF) soon will get the delivery of sixth C-17 Globemaster heavy lift transport aircraft from United States. The deal was signed to procure ten C-17 aircraft, at a worth Rs. 24,000 crores. The C-17’s, with a capability to carry around 70 tonnes of load and around 150 fully geared troops, has replaced the Russian IL-76 as the biggest aircraft in the IAF inventory till now.


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