The Pentagon is warning of logistics and supply chain disruptions that could impact defense contracts, including some programs in Central Florida.
The defense industry is a key part of Orlando’s economy, as the region’s $4 billion in annual government contracts creates jobs and subcontractor opportunities. So far, the local defense industry largely has been unaffected by the pandemic. That’s still the case for many local contractors, but others are beginning to see the signs of a slowdown. Read more here.