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Kuwait to receive one C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from DSCA

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WASHINGTON (BNS): The Government of Kuwait will procure one Boeing C-17 Globemaster III aircraft from US Defense Security Cooperation Agency (DSCA) for an estimated cost of $693 million under its Foreign Military Sale (FMS) programme.

Under the contract, DSCA will provide four Turbofan F117-PW-100 engines installed on the aircraft, one spare Turbofan F117-PW-100 engine, one AN/ALE-47 Counter-Measures Dispensing System (CMDS), one AN/AAR-47 Missile Warning System, aircraft ferry services, refueling support, precision navigation equipment, associated parts, equipment and logistics support for the aircraft.

Boeing C-17 Globemaster III will provide a long-range, strategic airlift capability to the Kuwaiti Air Force (KAF) allowing them to meet operational requirements.

This aircraft will further enhance its interoperability with the US Air Force airlift system in the region.


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