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Boom is tasking Florida Turbine Technologies, a unit of defense aerospace company Kratos Defense & Security, along with StandardAero, and a smaller unit of GE Aerospace, according to multiple industry sources.
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The selection of these players underscores both the challenges and opportunities for newcomers who need to elbow their way into the aerospace industry marketplace and can face disinterest or outright hostility from incumbents.
A spokeswoman for Boom said that it had “nothing to share this evening” and a formal announcement from the company was expected on December 13 at its future manufacturing home in Greensboro, North Carolina.Subscribe to continue reading...