Ordnance and Explosives Directorate
Ordnance and Explosives Directorate imagery
Solar panels on a building at Naval Air Station Corpus Christi, Texas, show signs of damage following Hurricane Harvey in August 2017. Their restoration is one of many projects resulting from the Navy’s expanded partnership with Huntsville Center’s Resource Efficiency Manager Program.
Kevin Carse inspects a boiler located at the Army Reserve Center at Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indianapolis, Indiana. Carse, Electrical Engineering Technician, performs duties supporting BASEOPS out of the Louisville District’s Indianapolis Resident Office.
Headquarters U.S. Army Corps of Engineers recently recertified three Huntsville Center programs demonstrating capability and expertise in specialized areas.
Albert "Chip" Marin III, Huntsville Center programs and business director, gives opening remarks to kick off the Center's Energy Workshop Aug. 1 at the Jackson Center located in Huntsville’s Cummins Research Park. The three-day workshop highlighted Huntsville Center’s capabilities in the Energy Savings Performance Contracting (ESPC) and Utility Energy Services Contracting (UESC) programs.
The Army Civilian Acquisition Student Loan Repayment Program (SLRP), administered by the U.S. Army Acquisition Support Center (USAASC), repays federally insured student loans as a retention incentive for civilian acquisition employees with critical acquisition skills.
A scientist at Aberdeen Proving Ground Maryland uses a supercomputer for mathematical simulations instead of mass fabrication, which result in the conservation of human and physical resources. For more than a decade the U.S. Army Engineering and Support Center, Huntsville (Huntsville Center) has maintained acquisition and contract management of the Department of Defense High Performance Computing Modernization Program. However, changes to the program are underway to turn over the program to the U.S. Army Engineer Research Development Center (ERDC), Vicksburg Miss., contracting activity as early as September.

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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