What to read next

Leave a comment

Sort by
  • newest
  • oldest
  • most voted
avatar

12 Comments on "FIRST PHOTOS: Boeing Transfers 1st C-17 to Indian Air Force"

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

good pictures

Welcome the great C-17III in IAF

sents
Guest
3 years 5 months ago

India needs 40 of these biggie. As always good business. Order an Ford class Aircraft supercarrier with E2D Advanced Hawkeye and F-35C lightning II. It will prove to be force multiplier. Indian Navy will have the power that none other navy has in Asia.

Anurag
Guest
Anurag
3 years 5 months ago

any news on additional order of these fat birds……

we need atleast 20+ C-17iii

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

@sents, sure. Where is the money?

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

Sense. I agree with your idea that India needs more powerful navy and army but it also needs political will power to use the power for projection abroad to further personal aims. Sadly political will power is lacking.

sents
Guest
3 years 5 months ago
Anon@10.10PM & @ 6.26 PMYes political will is what we are lagging.It will cost around $10 billion half as our Rafale deal. But the power it adds is incomparable. We can get EA18G Growler,E-2D Hawkeye, F-35C Lightning II. USA already agreed to sell all these aircrafts as separate deals. We don't have to build a super carrier instead 70000-75000 tonne nuclear powered carrier with EMALS, will have the capability to hold 60 aircrafts, will be ideal for India. It will be a separate Carrier battle Group with 5 destroyers. Don't expect our INS vishal to be commissioned before 2027, we… Read more »
Kishore Budha
Guest
3 years 5 months ago
IAF and the IN need to address their poor visual communications/branding. Just compare the attention to visual communication by Boeing in their podium vs the typeface on the aircraft. The typefaces on aircraft and ships don't signal attention to professional standards of design and have no coherent communications/branding strategy — is our typeface to communicate power/strength/vigilance or artisanship?. The semiotics of the typeface needs to be given due consideration. The typeface used on Tejas is a ceremonial calligraphic, semiotically connoting luxury, heritage etc. If the forces do not want to adhere to a western aesthetic standard, they can at least… Read more »
Magicbullet
Guest
3 years 5 months ago

Its a feather in our Cap . Hope to see at least 30 of them in our colours…

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

shame c27 is going to be blacklisted…………..that what we really need !!!!!!!!!!!!!

may we can get Boeing to build them

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

MR. KISHORE BUDHA . you must understant that hindi is not india's only language . there are pleanty of laguage and cultures present in India . our forces behave taking consideration of this too.

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

Saw this big bird landing today evening at HAL's airport Bangalore.

Anonymous
Guest
Anonymous
3 years 5 months ago

Excellent 'on time to delivery' commitment from Boeing. Give great confidence to the IAF in knowing that they can focus on thier core activities, i.e.: defending India's Airspace; and companies like Boeing, deliver on timeline…in most case, way ahead of the delivery date.

I think there needs to me a focsued shift from Russian suppliers to the American counterparts.

wpDiscuz

Copyright © . All rights reserved.