HAL considering co-development of Ejection seats for fighter jets

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) is seeking a foreign partner to set up a joint venture to manufacture of Zero-Zero ejection seats in India which will be used for future fighter aircrafts, and as well as for export purpose.  Currently, there are 5 global players that develop ejection seat comprising of Collins Aerospace (USA), Martin Baker (UK), NPP Zvedza (Russia), Aerospace Life-support Industries (China) and Aero Vodochody Aerospace and Zlin Aircraft (Czech Republic).