NEW DELHI — India will induct its heaviest aircraft, the Boeing C-17, into military service next month, giving a major boost to the country’s airlift. The aircraft wil enter service with the Indian air force (IAF) on Sept. 12 at Hindon air base near New Delhi, a senior defense ministry official says. India signed a $4.1 billion foreign military sales contract with Boeing in 2011 to acquire 10 aircraft, making the country the largest C-17 export customer. The contract was finalized ...
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