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05:53 AM, November 16, 2019
Bechtel Bags US Navy's $1.4Bn Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components Contract
USS John Warner (SSN-785) Virginia-class submarine

Bechtel Plant Machinery has won three of the United States Navy’s Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program contracts worth $1.43 billion combined.

The modification contracts, each of which is valued at $913.5million, $483.7 million and $31.8 million, calls for the procurement of Naval Nuclear Propulsion Components, the US Department of Defense said in a statement Friday.

The Naval Nuclear Propulsion Program is a joint Department of Energy/Department of Navy organization which is tasked with the responsibility to design, build, operate, maintain and manage the nuclear-powered warships and facilities which support the US nuclear-powered Naval fleet.

Work will be performed in Monroeville, Pennsylvania (66%); and Schenectady, New York (34%).