Boeing announced this week the NATO Airlift Management Agency
(NAMA) general manager, on behalf of the Strategic Airlift
Capability (SAC) nations, signed a Letter of Offer and Acceptance
with the US government for the acquisition of two Boeing C-17
Globemaster III long-range cargo jets. The agreement follows NATO's
October 1 announcement that the 12 SAC nations had formally agreed
to move forward with the acquisition of C-17s, which will address
national requirements for strategic airlift.
Coalition airpower integrated with coalition ground forces in
Iraq and International Security Assistance Force in Afghanistan
during operations November 25, according to Combined Air and Space
Operations Center officials in Southwest Asia.