BWXT lands US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contract

first_img May 1, 2017 BWXT lands US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contract View post tag: BWXT Authorities Back to overview,Home naval-today BWXT lands US Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contract center_img The U.S. Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program has contracted BWX Technologies a $141.7 million contract for fuel manufacture, development activities, and decommissioning work in support of the nation’s nuclear submarines and aircraft carriers.Work under these contracts has already commenced, BWXT said adding that the vast majority of it will be completed during the remainder of 2017.The work is being undertaken by BWXT’s subsidiary Nuclear Fuel Services.“NFS is dedicated to providing fuel and services of the highest quality to the U.S. Navy,” said Joel W. Duling, NFS president. “Our entire workforce understands the significance of the work performed at NFS, and we take a lot of pride in the fact that our mission plays a key role in our country’s defense efforts.”NFS has been the sole manufacturer of nuclear fuel for the U.S. Navy’s fleet of nuclear-powered aircraft carriers and submarines since 1964. The company employs a full-time workforce of approximately 1,000 people, including long-term contractors and security personnel. View post tag: US Navy Share this articlelast_img