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C-17 In Iraq War  
User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 14 hours ago) and read 3607 times:

Has the C-17 so far played any role in the war with Iraq. If so or if they haven't yet what kind of role will the C-17 play and will the aircraft be deployed only after the main attacks have ended.

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User currently offlineFltMech9 From United States of America, joined May 2001, 57 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3521 times:

The C-17 has already played a huge part in the war. They have been busy for months hauling troops and equiptment into the area. Flying the resupply to the troops during the war is also a vital role. Long after the war is over the C-17's will again be used to bring people back home and to bring relief aid and supplies into Iraq. The C-17 is busy doing lots of the work the old C-141's did in the past.


User currently offlineUnited777 From United States of America, joined May 1999, 1657 posts, RR: 0
Reply 2, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 11 hours ago) and read 3514 times:

I just saw on the local news here in Seattle a C-17 taking off for Germany from McChord Air Force Base. It is transporting a team that fixes the Air Force and Army aircraft. They said the C-17 was heading to Europe.

My question was if the C-17 will be in the area of the war such as Kuwait or Iraq. Most of the C-17's right now go to Europe mainly.

User currently offlineGDB From United Kingdom, joined May 2001, 13606 posts, RR: 76
Reply 3, posted (13 years 2 months 2 weeks 5 hours ago) and read 3520 times:

The small RAF fleet have been working flat out for weeks, they'll be wanting some more.

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