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Agreement Finalized For C-17 Fleet From Boeing

June 16 2011


India's Defense Ministry has ordered 10 C-17 airlifters from Boeing, Agence France-Presse reports.

The signing of the deal was announced Wednesday by Boeing.

India will take delivery of its C-17 Globemaster III transports in 2013 and 2014, Boeing officials said.

The order is said to be the biggest defense deal ever between the two powers. It makes India C-17's largest international customer, according to a Boeing release.

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