Local defense program projected to soar this year

A Lockheed Martin program vital to Central Florida is projected to ramp up production this year. 

Bethesda, Maryland-based Lockheed Martin Corp. (NYSE: LMT) plans to deliver 141 F-35 aircraft this year, up 5% from 134 in 2019. That means more local work for Lockheed, which drew $445 million-plus in defense deals to Orlando in 2019 thanks to its F-35 work.Read more here.