The Curtiss-Wright Corporation announced on Tuesday that the U.S. Navy has awarded $80M in contracts to provide propulsion valves for the U.S. Navyâs Virginia-class nuclear powered attack submarine and Columbia-class submarines programs.Â
âCurtiss-Wright is pleased to have been awarded these important naval defense contracts, building upon our long-standing relationship with the U.S. Nuclear Navy and continuing our ongoing support of this critical naval defense platform,â said David C. Adams, chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright.Â
âWe look forward to delivering the most advanced, reliable, and vital technologies to our nationâs fleet of nuclear-powered submarines, which continues to receive strong Congressional support,â Adams added.Â
The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. (BPMI) to support ship construction and spare parts procurement and General Dynamics Electric Boat to support ship construction for Block V, which includes the new Virginia Payload Module.
Curtiss-Wright will perform this work at its facility in East Farmingdale, N.Y., a business unit of Curtiss-Wrightâs Industrial division within the Commercial/Industrial segment. Engineering and manufacturing has commenced and will continue through 2024.
About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE:CW) is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company employs approximately 9,000 people worldwide.