In­dia or­ders fi­nal Boe­ing C-17 for $262 mil­lion


In­dia has fi­nalised its ac­qui­si­tion of the last avail­able Boe­ing C-17A Globe­mas­ter III strate­gic air­lifter. On March 30, Boe­ing was awarded a $262,000,000 not-to-ex­ceed un­defini­tised con­tract ac­tion for one C-17 air­craft. This con­tract pro­vides for de­liv­ery of a C-17 air­craft in the In­dia unique con­fig­u­ra­tion.

Work will be per­formed in San An­to­nio, Texas, and is ex­pected to be com­plete by Au­gust 22, 2019.

This con­tract in­volves for­eign mil­i­tary sales to In­dia. This award is the re­sult of a sole-source ac­qui­si­tion. For­eign mil­i­tary sales funds in the amount of $2,000,000 are be­ing ob­li­gated at the time of award.

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