LOCKHEED MARTIN JOBS FROM CA. TO SPACE COAST
MELBOURNE, Fla.- Lockheed Martin Corp. in bringing 300 ballistic missile program jobs from California to Brevard County (Florida’s Space Coast) over the next two years. The new operations will tie in with offshore missile testing related to the Naval Ordnance Test Unit headquartered in Port Canaveral. Lockheed Martin just completed renovations to a Cape Canaveral Air Force Station facility that had been built in 1961 for NASA’s first manned spaceflight program to work on “mission sustainment” functions such as testing and maintenance for the Navy’s Trident II D-5 Fleet Ballistic Missile. Lockheed Martin has nearly 1,000 employees in Florida.