The first of two Boeing C-17 Globemasters destined for the Kuwait Air Force has emerged from the production line at Long Beach, Calif. Boeing has not yet formally announced Kuwait as a customer for the airlifter, but the U.S. Defense Security Cooperation Agency detailed a request from Kuwait for a single C-17 in September 2010. The country registered interest in a second aircraft in April 2013. The aircraft, KAF342, is yet to make its initial flight and first appeared outside on Jan. 6. ...


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