Curtiss-Wright Company introduced that it has been awarded contracts valued at roughly $120 million when totally funded to offer mills for the U.S. Navy’s next-generation Columbia-class submarine. The Columbia-class submarine will exchange the fleet of Ohio-class ballistic missile submarines. The lead ship is scheduled to be delivered to the Navy in 2027. Curtiss-Wright is performing this work at its Cheswick, Pennsylvania facility throughout the Firm’s Naval & Energy Section.

“We’re very proud to have been chosen by Northrop Grumman to offer mills for this vital U.S. nuclear naval protection platform. The Columbia-class ballistic missile submarine (SSBN) program is the U.S. Navy’s high precedence to keep up the nation’s pressure construction, and Curtiss-Wright’s choice for this award displays our long-standing dedication to and our ongoing assist of the U.S. Navy’s most crucial platforms,” stated Lynn M. Bamford, President and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Company.


For over 60 years, Curtiss-Wright has ensured protected, dependable operations by supplying modern, high-performance merchandise for each nuclear submarine and plane service commissioned by the U.S. Navy. For extra info on Curtiss-Wright’s Naval & Energy Section merchandise for the U.S. Navy. Curtiss-Wright Company is a worldwide built-in enterprise that gives extremely engineered merchandise, options and providers primarily to Aerospace & Protection markets, in addition to crucial applied sciences in demanding Industrial Energy, Course of and Industrial markets. We leverage a workforce of 8,000 extremely expert workers who develop, design and construct what we consider are the perfect engineered options to the markets we serve. Constructing on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has an extended custom of offering modern options via trusted buyer relationships.

An artist rendering of the longer term Columbia-class ballistic missile submarines. The 12 submarines of the Columbia class are a shipbuilding precedence and can exchange the Ohio-class submarines reaching most prolonged service life. The Columbia-class Program Govt Workplace is on observe to start building with USS Columbia (SSBN 826) in fiscal 12 months 2021, ship in fiscal 12 months 2028, and on patrol in 2031. (U.S. Navy illustration/Launched)