Northrop Grumman, Lockheed Martin and DRS get $61.6M in local defense work

Global defense firms pulled in a total of $61.6 million worth of defense deals that will support more job creation in the Central Florida. 

Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT), Northrop Grumman Corp. (NYSE: NOC) and DRS Systems Inc. each got a contract from the U.S. Army and U.S. Navy on March 5, according to a report from the U.S. Department of Defense.