The Indian President and the Prime Minister will travel in two special aircraft equipped with $ 19 million worth of missile defense systems from July next year. According to Indian media, both aircraft’s equipped with missile defense systems coming from the United States for the President and the Prime Minister. Indian air force pilots will fly these aircrafts.
Both Boeing 777 aircraft will arrive in India from USA in July and will be used only for transportation of President and the Prime Minister. These aircraft will be called ‘Air India One’ as the US President’s aircraft is called ‘Air Force One’. In February, the United States agreed to sell two missile defense systems worth $ 19 million to India. The Indian President and the Prime Minister are currently traveling on Air India flights.