Lockheed Martin has announced additional steps it is taking to support employees, companies in the supply chain and those on the front lines of the medical crisis impacting local communities and the nation, the company said.
In addition to continuing to support key government customers, the company is committed to continue hiring during this crisis and have added close to 1,000 new employees.
The company is extending awards of up to USD 500 to employees who are regularly required to work at, or travel to, a designated Lockheed Martin facility or customer site during this crisis.
To continue supporting the small businesses and supply chain that power the company´s US defense industrial base, Lockheed Martin is increasing its commitment of USD 53 million in accelerated payments by another USD 53 million, totaling more than USD 106 million for this purpose.
To support first responders and health care workers on the front lines of this crisis, the company will donate USD 2 million in urgently needed personal protective equipment items.
Lockheed Martin has donated personal protective equipment (PPE) for urgent need at local hospitals and has initiated limited PPE and medical device production (face shields).
Headquartered in Bethesda, Maryland, Lockheed Martin is a global security and aerospace company that employs approximately 110,000 people worldwide and is principally engaged in the research, design, development, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced technology systems, products and services.