Algeria may have received into service a Boeing C-17 Globemaster III strategic airlifter, local media reported on 10 December.
A C-17 in Algerian Air Force (al Quwwat al Jawwiya al Jaza’eriya) markings landed at Algiers Houari Boumediene Airport on the same day as the announcement, theSecret Difa3 blog reported eyewitnesses as saying.
Boeing has previously confirmed Algerian interest in the C-17, but had not responded to a request for comment on the reported delivery by the time IHS Jane’s went to press. In September 2013 Boeing told IHS Jane’s that the company was in the early stages of negotiations with Algeria for a number of different types of aircraft, including the C-17. […]