Company Overview
For more than 35 years, Wärtsilä Defense, Inc. (WDI) has supplied innovative maritime systems, parts and services to the U.S. Navy and Coast Guard.  With locations in Chesapeake, Virginia, Poulsbo, Washington, and Chula Vista, California, along with Wärtsilä’s global network of affiliates, WDI delivers and services a wide range of naval navigational and steering systems, shaft line components, seals and bearings, water jets, engines and unmanned solutions.  We are the primary supplier of shaft seals to nearly all surface fleet vessels in America’s maritime services, and the exclusive provider of U.S. Navy’s submarine shaft seals. Our superior water jet propulsion systems power the Navy’s littoral ship building programs.  WDI is constantly seeking cutting-edge solutions to provide America with a superior advantage at sea in today’s era of Great Power Competition.

Wärtsilä Defense, Inc. is a VEVRAA Federal Contractor and Equal Opportunity Employer; M/F/Disability/Veteran

As an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, Wärtsilä Defense, Inc. is committed to a diverse workforce.  In order to ensure reasonable accommodation, an applicant may contact our HR Department at, 757-966-5425, or send an email to
Company Summary
Wartsila Defense, Inc.
Number of Employees
(757) 485-5275
3617 Koppens Way
Chesapeake, VA