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Indian C-17 order closer

written by australianaviation.com.au | April 28, 2010
A USAF C-17. (USAF)
A USAF C-17. (USAF)

The US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) has notified Congress of a possible sale of 10 Boeing C-17A transports to India.

The notification states the deal is worth US$5.8bn (A$6.3bn) which includes the aircraft, spares, training, support and Foreign Military Sales (FMS) fees. Importantly for Boeing and possible future sales, the 10 aircraft would effectively extend the C-17 production line at Long Beach in Los Angeles for a further 12 months, taking total C-17 production to 258 including 223 delivered to or on order for the USAF.

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