India orders final Boeing C-17 for $262 million

Defexpo 2018 Special

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.