In the midst of the Corona crisis, as India is struggling for breath, once again, the same cargo aircraft lifelines, which were important weapons of the Indian Army in Ladakh during the dispute with China. The Indian Air Force cargo plane C-17 Globemaster, which made headlines during the Chinese confrontation in Ladakh, is once again at the center of discussion due to its efforts. The Indian Air Force’s C-17 Globemaster III fleet is working hard to bring oxygen, medicines and corona relief materials from overseas. Currently, eight heavy-duty aircraft of the C-17 are regularly flying to international and domestic locations, helping to overcome the catastrophic shortage of oxygen.
In fact, these days the transport aircraft of Indian and US Army C-17 Globemasters are busy in bringing oxygen tankers from all over the world and transport them to plants in India. The C-17 is the only aircraft currently being used to carry and carry containers from overseas. Let us tell you that even when the border dispute with China in Ladakh was at its peak, the rationing and essential goods for the army was delivered by the cargo aircraft C-17 Globemaster. Not only this, this aircraft also played a big role in transporting military equipment to army personnel.
According to an officer, so far the C-17 aircraft made in the US is being used by the Indian Air Force for the purposes related to Corona. The C-17 can carry a payload of about 77 tons. Last year, this fleet was used extensively to move troops, tanks and infantry combat vehicles to counter China’s military construction in sensitive territory in Ladakh. An official said that the C-17 had helped us give a befitting response to Chinese action and now these aircraft have become the major face of the contribution of the Indian Air Force in India’s fight against Corona.
Indian Air Force spokesman Commander Ashish Moge said that so far (4 May), the Indian Air Force has brought 54 cryogenic oxygen containers and 900 oxygen cylinders from Singapore, Dubai, Bangkok, Frankfurt and the United Kingdom. Ashish Moghe. A C-17 aircraft transported a 37-tonne empty oxygen cylinder from Bridge Norton to Chennai on Tuesday. Let us know that in the era of the Corona virus crisis, there is a lot of outcry in India about oxygen and beds.