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Curtiss-Wright Awarded $80 Million in Contracts for U.S. Naval Defense Platform

Curtiss-Wright Corp. has been contracted to provide valves for the U.S. Navy’s Virginia-class submarines and Ford-class aircraft carriers. The awards were received from Bechtel Plant Machinery, Inc. and General Dynamics Electric Boat Division to support ship construction and spare parts procurement. Contracts include FY16 orders of two ship sets of submarine propulsion plant valves, a FY16 order for aircraft carrier propulsion plant valves, and the balance of the funding for the Virginia-class submarine Block IV Ship Service Ball valve contract awarded in 2014. The work is being performed in East Farmingdale, N.Y. at a business unit of the company’s Industrial division within the Commercial/Industrial segment. Engineering and manufacturing will continue through 2020.


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