Curtiss-Wright has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $28 million to provide valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines. The award was received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. to support ship construction and spare parts procurement. The contract includes FY18 orders for two ship sets of submarine propulsion plant valves and spares.
Curtiss-Wright is performing the work at its facility in East Farmingdale, NY, a business unit of Curtiss-Wright’s Industrial division. Engineering and manufacturing has commenced and will continue through 2022.