Indian Govt Soon To Close Deal For 126 Fighter Jets

The Eurofighter Typhoon​ may have emerged as the lowest bidder (L1) in the multi-billion dollar deal to procure 126 fighter jets for the Indian Air Force (IAF), according to people familiar with the matter. 
 The two remaining contenders in the deal are likely to be called by the
defence ministry on Thursday, these people said on condition of
The Eurofighter Typhoon is promoted by European Aeronautic Defence and Space Co., or EADS. The other contender vying for the L1 slot is the Rafale, promoted by Dassault SA.
Sitanshu Kar, the defence ministry’s spokesperson, declined to comment.