IAF to Acquire Globemaster Planes from Boeing

By admin • December 1st, 2010

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India Defence Online, New Delhi — A Letter of Request (LOR) has been issued to the Government of United States of America for the procurement of C-17 Globemaster-III aircraft for the Indian Air Force (IAF) from the United States of America, through the Foreign Military Sales (FMS) route. In response, a Letter of Offer and Acceptance (LOA) has been received, which is being progressed.

The Indian defence minister announced in parliament on Dec. 1 that a technology scan was carried out as per the Defence Procurement Procedure 2008 which brought out that the C-17 Globemaster-III aircraft best meets the operational requirements of a Very Heavy Transport Aircraft (VHETAC) class for the Indian Air Force.

Source: India Defence Online

 

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