US Army Corps of Engineers
U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center

Ordnance and Explosives Directorate

Conventional OE Design Center

  • Focuses on conventional ordnance and environmental response actions within the United States and its possessions. Execution of Comprehensive Environmental Response, Compensation and Liability Act (CERCLA) and  Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA) remediation actions for Formally Used Defense Sites, Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC), active installations. One of five authorized design centers within the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE). Call the program manager at 256-895-1238 or send an email.

Chemical Warfare Materiel Design Center

  • As USACE is the lead for environmental response actions and other activities that may involve Chemical Warfare Materiel (CWM), the CWM Design Center is the only organization authorized to execute any phase of a CWM project or to conduct the mandatory pre-operational surveys within the Department of Defense, serving as the adviser to the Assistant Secretary of the Army for Installations, Energy, and Environment (ASA IE&E) for execution policy for CWM issues. Call the program manager at 256-895-1371 or send an email.

Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) Systems Center of Expertise (CX)


  • Ensures standardization of design (where applicable), maintains technical expertise, leverages technical knowledge, and assures consistency and efficiency in delivery of BMDS facilities and infrastructure. Provides periodic status of major projects, activities and schedules. Supports the Headquarters USACE National Program Manager (NPM) in managing all aspects of the BMD program within USACE. Maintains contracts in support of the Missile Defense Agency. Call the program manager at 256-895-1237 or send an email.

Global Operations 

Supporting the Army and U.S. Army Corps of Engineers divisions/districts and other federal agencies. Expanding outreach to combatant commands through the use of robotics capabilities; munitions demilitarization expansion; preparing for next contingency operation; environmental support outside the contiguous U.S. (OCONUS); Bio capability enhancement; contingency/OCONUS contract support packages. Call the program manager at 256-895-1709 or send an email.