27 June 2017

News Story: India, Australia net big FMS offers

An Indian Air Force C-17 Globemaster in flight (File Photo)
By: Aaron Mehta

WASHINGTON — As Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi visits Washington, he is walking away with a new offer for a C-17 aircraft. 

Australia, too, got good news today, as the State Department cleared the sale of up to five Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, or ISR, aircraft worth an estimated $1.3 billion. 

The C-17 sale, worth an estimated $366.2 million, adds to India’s existing fleet of transport aircraft. This likely represents the final C-17 sale to India, as Boeing ended production on new aircraft in 2015.

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