The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III leaving the factory plant at Long Beach for India at August 20th, 2013 (Image © Boeing)

C-17 enters active Indian service Sept. 2

The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III leaving the factory plant at Long Beach for India on August 20th, 2013 (Image © Boeing)
The third Boeing C-17 Globemaster III leaving the factory plant at Long Beach for India on August 20th, 2013 (Image © Boeing)

The Boeing C-17 Globemaster III enters active military service with the Indian Air Force officially on September 2, 2013, according to a press release.

Meanwhile the third strategic airlifter of the type left for the Indian Air Force on August 20th, 2013. It took off from the Boeing plant in Long Beach.

Source: IAF / Boeing

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