Pentagon approves India’s request to buy USD 90 million worth of equipment for its Super Hercules cargo fleet

The request made by India to acquire equipment, spare parts and logistical support for its fleet of C-130J Super Hercules cargo aircraft which is worth USD 90 million, has been approved by the Pentagon.

Aircraft consumables spares and repair or return parts; flare cartridges; ground support and equipment; Cartridge Actuated Devices/Propellant Actuated Devices (CAD/PAD) fire extinguisher cartridges; BBU-35/B cartridge impulse squibs comprise the items ordered by India.  

The Defence Security Cooperation Agency, in a notification to the Congress, stated, “The proposed sale will support the foreign policy and national security of the US by helping to strengthen the US-India strategic relationship and improve the security of a major defence partner, which continues to be an important force for political stability, peace, and economic progress in the Indo-Pacific and South Asia region.”

Photo Credit : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lockheed_Martin_C-130J_Super_Hercules#/media/File:C-130J_135th_AS_Maryland_ANG_in_flight.jpg

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