In June 2017, the U.S. Department of State approved the potential sale of one C-17 to India under a proposed $366 million U.S. Foreign Military Sale that includes spare parts and support.
It's a moot point: unless their production is restarted-highly unlikely- only used 1s can be sold now, if at all, & at a reduced price.
The Japanese Kawasaki C-2 may be an alternative to some:
Unit cost approx. US$136M- 2 will cost $272M, up to $94M less than, & carry 36Tx2=72T, almost as much as a single C-17:
In 2017, 1 A400M with 37T payload cost RM600M=$143.69M, or $7.69M more:
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