Florida’s 20 major military installations and defense business presence provide a $73 billion annual economic impact, and account for 758,000+ jobs in Florida
Defense is the 3rd largest contributor to the state economy after agriculture and tourism.
Florida's offers an array of optimum military training environments, including the Joint Gulf Test Range, the Jacksonville Range Complex, and the Eastern Ranges on the Space Coast.
180,000 square miles of controlled airspace is an integral part of the DoD’s Training Resources Strategy allows for joint maritime, air, and land training exercises.
Maintaining Florida as the most military friendly state in the nation.
The Florida Defense Support Task Force is a legislatively-mandated council (created by Florida Statues 288.987) whose mission is to preserve, protect, and enhance Florida’s military missions and installations.
THE FLORIDA DEFENSE SUPPORT TASK FORCE IS CHARGED WITH:
FLORIDA DEFENSE SUPPORT TASK FORCE MEMBERS