Lockheed Martin Corp.
is the country's largest defense contractor and the largest in Florida. The publicly held company (ticker symbol LMT) is based in Bethesda
, Md. In Central Florida, among other equipment, it builds missile-guidance, weapons-targeting and simulation training systems in Orlando
and support systems for the Navy's Trident missile in Cape Canaveral
2011 rank: 9
2010 rank: 8
Full-time employees in 2011: NA
Part-time employees in 2011: NA
Total employees in 2011: 7,393
Total employees in 2010: 7,870
Footnote: *Lockheed: Includes three Orlando units -- missiles/weapons firing, training simulation, and information technology.
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