Boeing C-17 Globemaster III (Boeing C-17 "Globemaster» III) - US strategic military transport aircraft. In the 1980s and early 1990s was delivered into service of the Air Force US by McDonnell Douglas. C-17 is known as the previous two piston-military cargo aircraft: Douglas C-74 Globemaster [en] and Douglas C-124 Globemaster II [en]. C-17 usually performs strategic airlift of troops and cargo, in addition - a tactical mission, transporting patients and dropping from the aircraft cargo.
The company Boeing, which merged with McDonnell Douglas in the 1990s, continues to produce the C-17 for export and for the US Air Force. C-17 are the US Air Force, Royal Air Force of Great Britain, Australia, Canada, the Air Force Qatar, the United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, India, heavy air transport wing of NATO.
Designed to replace the cargo plane Lockheed C-141 Starlifter. Made its first flight 15 September 1991.
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