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Welcome to 60 Years of Innovation and Economic Growth

Lockheed Martin is in a period of exciting and rapid growth in Orlando. As a technology leader, innovation is at the core of our business, and recent business growth will result in an influx of jobs, technology and economic growth for Orlando. Are you ready to take part?

By the Numbers

The Lockheed Martin impact on Orlando isn’t just through business ventures. It’s so much more than that to us:

 

  • Lockheed Martin employs approximately 8,000 individuals in Orlando.
  • We work with 300 Orlando suppliers.
  • 70 percent of our Orlando workforce are in engineering and technical positions.
  • We employ more than nearly 3,000 UCF and Valencia graduates in Orlando.
  • We’ll contribute $36 billion to Florida’s economy over the next 10 years.

By the Numbers

The Lockheed Martin impact on Orlando isn’t just through business ventures. It’s so much more than that to us:

  • Lockheed Martin employs approximately 8,000 individuals in Orlando.
  • We work with 300 Orlando suppliers.
  • 70 percent of our Orlando workforce are in engineering and technical positions.
  • We employ more than nearly 3,000 UCF and Valencia graduates in Orlando.
  • We’ll contribute $36 billion to Florida’s economy over the next 10 years.

Growth

While we don’t have a crystal ball to accurately predict the future, what we can project is that this growth will continue for at least the next several years. Take a look at the numbers:

 

  • We’ve increased our workforce by 33 percent in the last 3 years.
  • We broke ground on a $50 million, 255,000 square foot Research & Development building set to open in 2019.
  • In 2018 we opened the first Orlando Innovation Center – a 6,500 square feet space where creative minds gather to solve the toughest challenges.

Growth

While we don’t have a crystal ball to accurately predict the future, what we can project is that this growth will continue for at least the next several years. Take a look at the numbers:

 

  • We’ve increased our workforce by 33 percent in the last 3 years.
  • We broke ground on a $50 million, 255,000 square foot Research & Development building set to open in 2019.
  • In 2018 we opened the first Orlando Innovation Center – a 6,500 square feet space where creative minds gather to solve the toughest challenges.

Orlando Employees

Community 

Beyond our business and facility growth, we continuously seek out opportunities to benefit the community. We focus on promoting STEM education and supporting the military and veterans and the Orlando community.

 

  • Because of our continued impact to the community, the city of Orlando declared Nov. 30 as Lockheed Martin Day. This day was celebrated by giving a $300,000 grant to Valencia College, which came on the heels of an announcement just days before for a $1.5 million contribution to the University of Central Florida to create a Lockheed Martin Cyber Innovation Lab at the school.
  • Our Orlando employees have logged over 23,000 hours of community service this year.
  • Nineteen Orlando-based Lockheed Martin senior leaders sit on boards for 22 local non-profit organizations.
  • We’ve donated $1.4 million in community contributions in 2018.

Community  

Beyond our business and facility growth, we continuously seek out opportunities to benefit the community. We focus on promoting STEM education and supporting the military and veterans and the Orlando community.

 

  • Because of our continued impact to the community, the city of Orlando declared Nov. 30 as Lockheed Martin Day. This day was celebrated by giving a $300,000 grant to Valencia College, which came on the heels of an announcement just days before for a $1.5 million contribution to the University of Central Florida to create a Lockheed Martin Cyber Innovation Lab at the school.
  • Our Orlando employees have logged over 23,000 hours of community service this year.
  • Nineteen Orlando-based Lockheed Martin senior leaders sit on boards for 22 local non-profit organizations.
  • We’ve donated $1.4 million in community contributions in 2018.

Lockheed Martin to Establish Second Advanced Manufacturing Training Center at Valencia College; Announces Continued Career Opportunities and High-Tech Economic Growth in Orlando

ORLANDO, Fla., Nov. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- With billions of dollars in recent contract wins, Lockheed Martin (NYSE: LMT) is fueling thousands of high-tech jobs in Orlando, driving long-term economic impact to the community.

The company presented a $300,000 check to Valencia College to support a second advanced manufacturing training program that will help cultivate the talent pipeline in the community. This will be a three-year long grant to the school starting in 2018. The first program hired about 60 people and currently employs about 400 Valencia College graduates in Orlando. Learn More 

Buddy Dyer
City of Orlando Mayor Buddy Dyer proclaims Nov. 30, 2018, as “Lockheed Martin Innovation and Technology Day” with Lockheed Martin vice presidents Amy Gowder and Michael Williamson.
Orlando Mayor Buddy Myer, Orange County Mayor-elect Jerry Demings
Lockheed Martin presents Valencia College with a $300,00 check toward their second Advanced Manufacturing Training Center.

Orlando In Action

Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Sniper Advanced Targeting Pod

Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Target Sight System

Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Orlando Employees at Work

Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Optics

Lockheed Martin in Orlando

Exoskeleton Technologies

Deploy3D

Deploy3D Mixed Reality Flight Simulator

TULWAR Helmet Mounted Display

Tactical Ultra-Wide Augment Reality Helmet Mounted Display

F-35 Training Simulator

F-35 Training Simulator

Orlando Innovation Center

Orlando Innovation Center