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The main entrance at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center building on University Square in Huntsville, Ala. In 1995, the Corps redesignated Huntsville Division, calling it the “U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center.” That same
year, Huntsville Center moved into its new
office on University Square
Huntsville Center
The main entrance at the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center building on University Square in Huntsville, Ala. In 1995, the Corps redesignated Huntsville Division, calling it the “U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center.” That same year, Huntsville Center moved into its new office on University Square
Designed constructed by Huntsville Division, the Stanley R. Mickelson SAFEGUARD Missile Complex in North Dakota, the only operational ABM system deployed by the United States.
SAFEGUARD
Designed constructed by Huntsville Division, the Stanley R. Mickelson SAFEGUARD Missile Complex in North Dakota, the only operational ABM system deployed by the United States.
Based on the threat by Soviet ICBMs and intelligence that Communist China could deploy ICBMs by the early 1970s, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara ordered the U.S. Army to develop a deployment plan of its
own, using existing SPRINT and SPARTAN interceptors.
SPRINT
Based on the threat by Soviet ICBMs and intelligence that Communist China could deploy ICBMs by the early 1970s, Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara ordered the U.S. Army to develop a deployment plan of its own, using existing SPRINT and SPARTAN interceptors.
Employees break ground at the current building site on University Square. In 1995, the Corps redesignated Huntsville Division, calling it the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center. That same year, Huntsville Center moved into its current location on University Square.
BREAKING GROUND
Employees break ground at the current building site on University Square. In 1995, the Corps redesignated Huntsville Division, calling it the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center. That same year, Huntsville Center moved into its current location on University Square.
During the mid-1970s, Huntsville Division transitioned from a design and construction organization, with a few missions dominated by the missile programs, to a diversified, hightechnology engineering and design and procurement organization.
Diversified
During the mid-1970s, Huntsville Division transitioned from a design and construction organization, with a few missions dominated by the missile programs, to a diversified, hightechnology engineering and design and procurement organization.

Read our History

Our latest historical review, ENGINEERS WITHOUT BORDERS: THE U.S. ARMY ENGINEERING AND SUPPORT CENTER, HUNTSVILLE 1967-2017 provides accounts of the Center's last 50 years.  

ONE DOOR to the CORPS: The U.S. ARMY ENGINEERING and SUPPORT CENTER, HUNTSVILLE HISTORICAL UPDATE, 1998-2007 was prepared by Senior Historians F. Patricia Stallings and Edward G. Salo, Brockington and Associates, Inc., and was published in 2009.

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville CAPTURED ENEMY AMMUNITION AND COALITION MUNITIONS CLEARANCE MISSION, 2003-2008 is a history documenting how Huntsville Center oversaw a $1.5 billion program that worked with contractors and subcontractors to destroy more than 346,000 tons of explosives in Iraq.