Boom Supersonic is a Denver based aerospace company developing a supersonic airliner capable of flying at Mach 1.7. They recently announced a new contract with the USAF totaling $60 million for the production of Overture, the commercial supersonic airliner. The Strategic Funding Increase (STRATFI) contract was issued through the Air Force’s innovation arm AFWERX and its AFVentures division and will be used to accelerate the R&D for military applications for Overture. According to Boom, potential military uses include executive transport, intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance.
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