US FMS to India for C-17 Worth $670 M

Issue: 08-2019

The US has approved an FMS worth $670 million to support India’s C-17 Globemaster III military transport aircraft. The decision in this regard comes after a recent Indian request to buy equipment for C-17 follow-on support, to include spares and repair of parts, support equipment and personnel training and training equipment among others. The C-17 Globemaster III is a high-wing, four-engine, T-tailed military-transport aircraft that can carry large size equipment, vehicles, supplies and troops directly to small airfields in harsh terrain anywhere in the world by day or night.