U.S. Supplier Proposes Mass Production System For Hypersonic Vehicles

boeing commercial aircraft fuselages at spirit aerosystems facility
Spirit AeroSystems wants to bring commercial-aviation-scale industrial capacity and automated systems to the hypersonic vehicle field.
Credit: Spirit AeroSystems
Wichita-based Spirit AeroSystems needs to find work for the huge buildings and thousands of engineers idled by the continuing COVID-19-pandemic-induced slowdown in the commercial widebody aircraft market. Spirit AeroSystems has automated carbon-carbon manufacturing Proposal submitted to the Pentagon...

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