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USA: Congress defending the C-17
Washington, USA - The purchase of additional 42 airplanes has been requested in order to keep the assembly line opened until 2012
The United States’ Congress firmly intends to save the C-17 Globemaster III military cargo assembly line, and some 161 Parliament’s members signed and sent a letter to President Bush asking him for carefully considering the relevance of this aircraft as the USA need it for the national operational exigencies. USAF is presently forecasting to use a fleet consisting of no more than 180 vehicles, wha...
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