Ordnance and Explosives Directorate
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Amanda Sticker, Huntsville Center engineer, and Ellen Haapoja, geophysicist, teach students explosives safety during Columbia Elementary School's "Community Heroes Day" in Madison, Alabama, on Friday, Nov. 18. (Photo by Kristen Bergeson)
Students and instructors conduct test flights at the Small Unmanned Aircraft Safety Qualification Course held at the Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville.
Students and instructors conduct test flights at the Small Unmanned Aircraft Safety Qualification Course held at the Engineering and Support Center in Huntsville.
Rob Snyder, CMD Integration officer at the U.S. Army Evaluation Center presents Huntsville Center employee Allyn Allison a Commander's coin and 3-star note in honor of his 21 years of service.
USACE employees and contractors visit a cleanup site on Redstone Arsenal during their quarterly RCWM meeting.
USACE employees and contractors visit a cleanup site on Redstone Arsenal during their quarterly RCWM meeting.

The U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center Huntsville’s Ordnance and Explosives Directorate is the execution arm for the environmental work executed at the Center.  The Directorate is organized into four divisions: Military Munitions Design Center, Chemical/Biological Weapons Material Design Center, Global Operations and Ballistic Missile Defense

Capabilities: Ordnance removal (conventional, chemical, radioactive); Ordnance investigations and environmental studies; Environmental remediation; Training and capacity building; Independent operation capability to include security, logistics, and life support; Ability to reach out to other U.S. Army Corps of Engineers capabilities and assets; Service contract capabilities and in-place contracts for world-wide use; USACE Ballistic Missile Defense Mandatory Center of Expertise (ER 1110-2-8163)

Objectives: Support National Security; Rapid Response expeditionary mindset supporting Department of Defense and US Government Agency operations worldwide with qualified and responsive munitions and environmental support; Independent operation capability includes security, logistics, and life support; Provide DOD, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and USACE with acquisitions, architect-engineering services to include sustained subject matter experts fully supporting and executing the dynamic missile defense mission; Provide facility guidance in support of MDA Facilities associated with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) cases

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For more information call (256) 895-1621