C-17 Globemaster III: McDonnell Douglas & Boeing's Military Transport (Legends of Warfare: Aviation #49) (Hardcover)

The McDonnell Douglas / Boeing C-17 Globemaster III's design, construction, and operational history are presented in this book. With over 280 aircraft built, the Globemaster III is one of the workhorses for the US Air Force as well as a number of foreign countries such as Britain, Australia, Canada, India, Qatar, and Kuwait. It was designed primarily as both a strategic and tactical airlift aircraft but has also been widely used in added roles such as medical evacuation and airborne troop drops. It saw combat during Operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom and has also been deployed on humanitarian missions throughout the world since its introduction in 1995.
Product Details ISBN: 9780764362880
ISBN-10: 0764362887
Publisher: Schiffer Publishing
Publication Date: March 22nd, 2022
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Legends of Warfare: Aviation