Lockheed Martin’s Ocala Operations facility ranges over 340,000 square feet, housing almost 1,000 employees.
Lockheed Martin’s 393,000-square-foot Ocala Operations facility is a system assembly and high-rate production site for Lockheed Martin Missiles and Fire Control (MFC). Approximately 950 employees manufacture assemblies for numerous Lockheed Martin products, including sensors for aircraft fire control systems, missile and vehicle electronic and cabling assemblies, and missile seeker and guidance sections. The facility, located in Ocala, Florida, was established in 1970.
Sensor fire control systems include the F-35 Lightning II Electro-Optical Targeting System (EOTS), the Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod, Apache Modernized Target Acquisition Designation Sight/Pilot Night Vision Sensor (M-TADS/PNVS), the TSS fire control system and Gyrocam sensor systems.
Missile systems include cruise missiles like the Joint Air-to-Surface Standoff Missile (JASSM), close-combat weapons like the Javelin Anti-armor Missile, Precision Fires systems such as the Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System (GMLRS), and air and missile defense systems such as the Terminal High Altitude Area Defense (THAAD) Weapon System and Patriot Advanced Capability-3 (PAC-3) missile.
In November 2012, the Ocala Operations facility was one of eleven MFC facilities selected as a recipient of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award for performance excellence and quality achievement. It was named one of IndustryWeek magazine’s “Top 10 Best Plants of North America” in 2007, and Manufacturer of the Year by the Manufacturers’ Association of Florida’s in 2008. It received the James S. Cogswell Award for Superior Industrial Security in both 2006 and 2014.
From: Gainesville Regional Airport
- Start out going West on FL-222 W toward FL-24 E
- Turn Left onto FL-24 W
- FL-24 W becomes FL-331 S
- FL-331 S becomes FL-121 S/SW Williston Road
- Merge onto I-75 toward Tampa
- Take the US-27 ext-exit number 354-toward Ocala/Silver Springs
- Merge onto US-27 N/FL-500 N toward Williston
- Turn Sharp Left onto US-27 S/FL-500 S. Continue to follow US-27 S
- Turn Right onto US-27 S/US-301 S/US-441 S
- Turn Left onto FL-464/SE 17th Street. Continue to follow FL-464 E
- FL-464 E becomes CR-464
- Turn Right onto Oak Road
From: Orlando International Airport
- Start out going South on Airport Blvd. W toward Terminal A.
- Turn slight left onto Terminal B.
- Stay straight to go onto Airport Blvd E.
- Turn slight left onto FL-436 N/S Semoran Blvd.
- Take the SR-528-TOLL W ramp toward US-17/International Drive/US-441/US-92/Turnpike/I-4.
- Merge onto Bee Line Exwy/FL-528 W (toll).
- Take the Turnpike exit toward US-17/US-441/US-92.
- Take the Turnpike exit.
- Merge onto Florida's Turnpike N (toll).
- Florida Turnpike merges into I-75 at Wildwood.
- Merge onto US-27 N via exit number 285 toward Leesburg.
- Turn right onto CR-25A.
- Turn left onto US-441 ALT/US-27 ALT/FL-25.
- Turn right onto SE 75TH CT.
- Turn right onto SE 110TH Street Rd.
- Turn left onto OAK RD.
- End at 498 Oak Rd.
Environmental, Safety and Health Policy
The Environmental, Safety and Health (ESH) Policy of Missiles and Fire Control is to operate our facilities in a regulatory compliant, responsible manner that protects the environment and surrounding communities, commits to pollution prevention and prevention of occupational injury and ill health, conserves natural resources, and provides a safe and healthful workplace for employees, contractors and visitors. The policy requires employees to:
- Integrate ESH considerations into strategic business decisions, engineering design, procurement, facilities management and production.
- Continually improve the environmental aspects and safety and health performance of our business and incorporate establish and review ESH goals in applicable performance measurements.
- Cultivate ESH responsibility by all employees at all organizational levels and those who work on behalf of and under the control of the company.
498 Oak Road
Ocala, FL 34472
Ocala Map (JPG, 93.7 KB)
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