B&W secures $130m contract for nuclear reactor components

Babcock & Wilcox Nuclear Operations Group (B&W NOG), a subsidiary of the Babcock & Wilcox Company (B&W), has secured a $130m contract for naval nuclear reactor components in the US.

Under the contract, B&W NOG will deliver nuclear reactor components based on recent technological advances that will be used on the US Navy’s Virginia-Class submarines.

B&W NOG president Peyton Baker said, “The work will be executed in our Lynchburg facility and highlights the technologically advanced capabilities B&W utilizes to provide high value-added products in support of U.S. defense programs.”

Work at B&W NOG’s Lynchburg, Virginia, facility will begin soon and will be performed over a five-year period.

B&W NOG offers a complete range of nuclear components and services, including the manufacture of nuclear reactor components for US Naval submarines and aircraft carriers and other nuclear and non-nuclear research and development, and component production.