Air Force officials said they would not to buy C-17A transport strategy
Strategic Air Force C-17A transport aircraft Photo: doors wide
According to the United States, “Air Force Magazine” Web site February 9, 2010 reported that Air Force Chief of Staff Norton Schwartz, said recently that the U.S. Air Force C-17 transport aircraft to hope in the world there is a better sales, but the U.S. Air Force C-17 aircraft will not buy a. Next few years, the C-17 production line will be to maintain foreign orders.
in an interview, Schwartz said he has realized in December 2009 first flight of the Airbus A400M aircraft program may be canceled, so that C-17 is likely to attract customers to give up the A400M. “I think Boeing executives should consider the success of the A400M program issues we do not want to do any of the above efforts, do not want to spend taxpayer money on top of a U.S. Air Force did not want to as ‘a global business competitor’ , we have to do is ‘a global warrior’, this is our concern. “(Development Research Center of China Aviation Industry Li Miao)