Office of Small Business Programs







To sustain the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, as an integral part of the Army Small Business Programs Team and a premier leader within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers by optimizing business opportunities for small business concerns to support the Center’s many programs missions and strengthen our nation’s economic development.

Click here for the Small Business marketing page. Download the marketing guide (PDF).

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville, fully complies with Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act (SBREFA) of 1996.

Information for IT companies

U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Information Technology (IT) hardware and Commercial Off-The-Shelf (COTS) software purchases are made through the Army Computer Hardware, Enterprise Software and Solutions (CHESS- program.  When procuring IT Services under CHESS, consideration must be given to setting aside requirements for small businesses and other small business categories. All Army personnel are required to utilize CHESS for all COTS Purchases.

SAIC provides all IT services for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers world-wide to include making purchases under the CHESS program.

As a small business seeking subcontracting opportunities, the link to SAIC’s small business webpage is  You may utilize their “contact us form” at or send an email to . This contract is currently managed by the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville.

Small Business Support

Thank you for your willingness to help the country.

The first step in doing business with USACE is for your company to be registered in ( and specifically in the Disaster Response Registry (

The Corps is always looking for innovative and creative opportunities to help create a more efficient enterprise. If interested in doing business with us, I invite you to our website where you can find more about the what/where/how to contract with us:   

Contract opportunities can be found on Beta.SAM  at       

For more information or assistance, call us at (256) 895-1050 or send an email.