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A detailed model of theC-17 Globemaster, with interior cargo area and complete texture sets.
Detailed textures are provided including diffuse, bump. Maximum dimension of textures are 2048 pixels. Photoshop template files are available for download with the product so you can modify the layered textures to your liking.
The C-17 Globemaster III is a strategic airlifter manufactured byIntegrated Defense Systems, and operated by the United States Air Force and the Royal Air Force. It has also been ordered for 2006 delivery by the Royal Australian Air Force, and the Canadian Forces and Royal Danish Air Force also have plans to acquire the airlifter.
On August 18, 2006announced it is telling suppliers to stop work on parts for uncommitted C-17s. This move is the first step in shutting down production if no new plane orders are received from the US Government. Production of current C-17 orders is expected to go through the middle of 2009.
In the 1970s, USAF began looking for a replacement for the C-130 Hercules tactical airlifter. The Advanced Medium STOL Transport (AMST) competition was held, withproposing the YC-14, andlproposing the YC-15. Despite both entrants exceeding specified requirements, the AMST competition was cancelled before a winner had been selected.