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Boom teams up with Kratos to develop supersonic airliner engines

Boom is attempting to revive the concept of a supersonic airliner, last explored by the legendary Concorde in the 1970s. After being shunned by the civilian market, Boom Supersonic will team up with another US-based startup, Kratos Defense, to develop an engine capable of powering supersonic airliners. Kratos’ Florida Turbines Technologies will lead the design of the engine and will assemble “some of the first engines,” Boom Chief Executive Officer Blake Scholl explained, as quoted by Reuters. ( More...

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