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Curtiss-Wright Awarded $39.5 Million Contract

July 29, 2005

Delivery of Nuclear Propulsion Pumps for Virginia-class Submarine Program

ROSELAND, N.J., July 29 /PRNewswire/ -- Curtiss-Wright Corporation (NYSE: CW) has been awarded a contract with a total value of over $39.5 million for delivery of engineered pumps primarily for the propulsion plant for the Virginia-class submarine program by General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation.

The pumps will be delivered to Electric Boat starting in early 2006 and continuing through 2008 in support of the construction of the first 10 ships of the class. The work will be performed by Curtiss-Wright's Engineered Pump Division (EPD) in Phillipsburg, NJ.

"We are very pleased that Electric Boat has chosen us for this important defense contract and continues to instill their confidence in Curtiss-Wright EPD as a critical supplier," said Martin R. Benante, Chairman and CEO of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. "The Virginia-class submarine program is a key United States Navy program and we look forward to the continued success of this submarine."

About Curtiss-Wright

Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a diversified company headquartered in Roseland, New Jersey. The Company designs, manufactures and overhauls products for motion control and flow control applications, and provides a variety of metal treatment services. The firm employs approximately 5,900 people worldwide. More information on Curtiss-Wright can be found on the Internet at curtisswright2014.q4web.com.

About Curtiss-Wright Flow Control

Headquartered in Farmingdale, New York, Curtiss-Wright Flow Control ("CWFC") is the flow control segment of Curtiss-Wright Corporation. Founded in 1950, CWFC specializes in the design and manufacture of highly engineered valves, pumps, electronics and related products for naval propulsion systems. Today, CWFC's sophisticated products are installed on every nuclear submarine and aircraft carrier commissioned by the United States Navy and an integral part of worldwide commercial nuclear power plants, oil and gas processing facilities, automotive and general industrial markets. For more information, visit www.cwfc.com.

Forward-looking statements in this release are made pursuant to the Safe Harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially from those expressed or implied. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on these forward- looking statements, which speak only as of the date hereof. Such risks and uncertainties include, but are not limited to: a reduction in anticipated orders; an economic downturn; changes in competitive marketplace and/or customer requirements; a change in government spending; an inability to perform customer contracts at anticipated cost levels; and other factors that generally affect the business of aerospace, defense contracting, marine, electronics and industrial companies. Please refer to the Company's current SEC filings under the Securities and Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, for further information.

SOURCE Curtiss-Wright Corporation 07/29/2005

CONTACT:
Alexandra M. Deignan of Curtiss-Wright Corporation
+1-973-597-4734
Web site: http://curtisswright2014.q4web.com

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