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By Mark Davis
The nation founders, the Lone Star State thrives
Topic - Phil Anderson
The aircraft parts maker created when Boeing Co. spun off its Wichita commercial airplane business in 2005 is looking to expand its work for the military.
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"We've got to do a lot of marketing to make sure the aerospace and defense industry understands Spirit's capability," said Phil Anderson, Spirit's senior vice president of defense and contracts.
Commercial aerospace will remain its primary business, but the goal is to increase revenue from military work to 10 to 15 percent of revenue over the next five to 10 years, Anderson said.