IAF C-17 Flies Inf Battalion Troops To Port Blair

IAF Statement: Having touched down on Indian soil on 18 Jun 2013, the IAF's latest acquisition C-17 Globemaster-III made its maiden flight to the Andaman & Nicobar Islands on 30 Jun 2013.  Climbing an altitude of 28,000 feet with an unrefueled range of 2400 nautical miles, the aircraft landed at Port Blair to induct the rotational infantry battalion into the Andaman & Nicobar Islands.

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