Curtiss-Wright Corporation has been awarded a contract valued in excess of $49 million to provide valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines and Ford-class aircraft carriers. The award was received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. to support ship construction and spare parts procurement. The contract includes FY17 orders for two ship sets of submarine propulsion plant valves and a FY17 order for aircraft carrier propulsion plant valves.
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 2021.