Boom Supersonic has launched its Defense Advisory Group to explore the use of its Overture aircraft in national security missions in the USA.

The group comprises seven founding members, ranging from General Officers to Department of Defense civilian senior executives with expertise in mobility operations, executive airlift, Air Force acquisitions, and research and development within the defence community.

The independent council will work together to assess and progress the development of defence variants of Overture.

“The experienced leaders joining the Defense Advisory Group will guide us in optimizing our aircraft for government customers,” said Kathy Savitt, president of Boom Supersonic. “We know that we can deliver a valuable product to the Department of Defense with a specialized variant of Overture.”

The Defense Advisory Group will identify the most valuable and critical use cases for supersonic transport.

“Overture has great potential to provide value to the Department of Defense. The advisory group brings decades of experience to the table to discuss considerations that will enable applications to a broad spectrum of military missions,” said Retired General Raymond Johns. “I look forward to continued collaboration with Boom as we determine how to best optimize Overture to serve the unique needs of the United States government and our allies around the world.”

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