NEW DELHI — India would be unlikely to entertain a bid by Lockheed Martin to offer the F-35 Joint Strike Fighter and re-enter the roughly $11 billion Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) competition, as such a move could significantly raise the cost and delay the procurement, several Indian officials and observers tell Aviation Week. Lockheed Martin’s chances of offering the F-35 for the 126-fighter MMRCA received a boost after the U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee this month ...


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