BWX Technologies CEO: Missile tube business 'hasn't been especially kind to us so far'

By Marjorie Censer / February 26, 2019 at 9:54 AM
BWX Technologies' chief executive said today the company's missile tube rework efforts are on track, noting the majority of the repairs are scheduled to be complete by mid-year. The company last year disclosed it had identified welding problems on missile tubes slated for the Columbia-class submarine and later established a reserve to cover repairs. Speaking to analysts this morning, Rex Geveden said the company is "working through very challenging, self-imposed inspection requirements using ultrasonic inspection techniques." "We're recovering from that...

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