Aero India International Show Attracts Fighter Bidders

by: Matthew Potter
February 14, 2009

Category: Boeing, Business Line, Companies, Countries, D'Assault, EADS, Events, FMS, India, Lockheed Martin, McDonnell Douglas, MiG, Military Aviation, production program, Proposal, SAAB, Trade Shows and Events | RSS 2.0

The six companies that submitted proposals for India’s new Medium Multi-role Combat Aircraft (MMRCA) contract will all be in attendance at the Aero India International Show. The Economic Times reports that the competitors for the potential $10 billion contract will be at the show along with a host of other U.S. and European companies. Boeing, Lockheed, EADS, SAAB, Dassault and MiG all submitted proposals for the program. The theme of the show will be business activity between Indian and foreign companies. This contract is now one of the largest for tactical aircraft out for bid, and the companies will be touting their wares at the show.

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