With flight trials complete, the downselect process is underway for the six candidate fighters in India’s Medium Multi-Role Combat Aircraft (Mmrca), competition, with a $10 billion-plus payday for providing 126 aircraft. Observers differ about how long it will take to narrow the field—the MiG-35, Dassault Rafale, EADS Eurofighter, Saab Gripen, Boeing F/A-18F/F and Lockheed Martin F-16—to two finalists. Some speculate an announcement might come in just two weeks; others insist it will ...


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