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Curtiss-Wright Awarded Contracts for Submarine Program

The contracts, valued at over $480 million when fully funded, will supply pumps, valves, generators, and propulsors for the U.S. Navy’s Block IV Virginia Class Submarine Program. The contracts cover 10 submarines, two per year from fiscal years 2014 through 2018. Thus far, more than $330 million of funding has been allotted to these contracts with the remaining funding to be provided incrementally. The Electro-Mechanical Systems (EMS) division in Cheswick, Pa. and the Industrial Division in East Farmingdale, N.Y. will perform the work. Engineering and manufacturing has commenced and will continue through 2019.

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