India will open commercial bids for its two finalists in the $11 billion Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) program on Friday. “We expect to finalize the vendor for the 126 multirole combat jets in the next few weeks,” a defense ministry official says. In April, India downselected the Eurofighter Consortium’s Typhoon and Dassault’s Rafale as the final contenders for the MMRCA deal. The two companies have extended their offers until December and the government has to decide the ...


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