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Tuesday, June 16, 2015

Curtiss-Wright Awarded $480 Million in Contracts For Virginia Class Submarine Program

Virginia class SSNCurtiss-Wright Corporation announced today that it has been awarded contracts valued at over $480 million when fully funded to supply pumps, valves, generators and propulsors for the U.S. Navy's Block IV Virginia Class Submarine Program.

The Navy's Block IV 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 Curtiss-Wright Electro-Mechanical Systems (EMS) Division facilities in Cheswick, PA and Bethlehem, PA and the Curtiss-Wright Industrial Division facility in East Farmingdale, New York are performing the work under these contracts. Engineering and manufacturing has commenced and will continue through 2019.

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