Defense Ammunition Center

Defense Ammunition Center


Provide worldwide support with technical expertise and training for munitions, explosives safety, and hazardous materials. Execute Army authority for munitions and explosives safety, developing solutions for Army, Joint, and Multinational forces to enable successful military operations and theater security cooperation.


The Defense Ammunition Center and US Army Technical Center for Explosives Safety (DACTCES) is the Center for Excellence for Munitions and Explosives Safety. The Directorate for Training provides ammunition-related training for Department of Defense (DOD) military and civilian personnel through mobile training teams, regional training sites, and distance learning.

Organization Chart

Defense Ammunition Center Organization Chart



Last updated 19-Nov-2021