The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Transatlantic Division serves as USACE’s tip of the spear in one of the most dynamic construction environments in the world, STRENGTHENING PARTNERSHIPS, BUILDING CAPACITY, and ENHANCING SECURITY for our nation, allies, and partners. 

We deliver agile, responsive, and innovative, design, construction, engineering and contingency solutions in support of U.S. Central Command, U.S. Special Operations Command and other global partners to advance national security interests.

News Release Archive

  • Sealed bidding helps expedite contract awards for Afghanistan

    On Nov. 19, the Middle East District employed a process it rarely uses to accelerate a contract award by holding a sealed bid opening for a construction project in Afghanistan. The sealed bidding process uses competitive bids, public opening of bids, and timely contract award to the contractor with the lowest priced, responsive bid.
  • District awards contract for tractors, trailers in Egypt

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded an $8.5 million contract Nov. 6 for tractors and trailers to be provided to the Egyptian Engineering Authority to support its operations. The equipment is being procured under the Foreign Military Sales program.
  • Middle East District awards contract for utilities infrastructure at Bagram Airfield

    The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Middle East District awarded a task order contract for the westside utilities infrastructure at Bagram Airfield, Afghanistan on Nov. 15. The $11.9 million task order was awarded to Contrack International, Inc., of McLean, Va. The performance period is 15 months.
  • Two border guard posts open in Tajikistan

    Representatives from the U.S. and Tajikistan governments celebrated the opening of two border guard posts – in Sayod and Ribhoz, Tajikistan – during a ribbon-cutting ceremony Nov. 6. The Middle East District constructed the facilities under the Department of Defense’s counternarcotics program.