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Breaking News

Certain features of our Website have been disabled, this limits certain key features. So unfortunately:

  • We cannot take on new users
  • We cannot recover passwords

We are working on a new website but it is slow going and will be several months

If you have any needs from our website you will have to email us at

Welcome to the Protective Design Center

If you are a U.S. citizen employed by a U.S. Government Agency or U.S. Government Contractor, you are invited to apply for access to this site.  All Foreign Nationals should consult their Embassy or Office of Defense Cooperation (ODC) for authorization to receive any FOUO tools or documents available from this site.

The purpose of the Protective Design Center website is to provide information, criteria, and programming tools to U.S. Government agencies and their contractors (U.S. citizenship required).  Please honor the markings on all documents and web pages. Because of the sensitive nature of some of this site's content, full access requires an approved user account. If you would like to apply for an account, then click the 'join' link located in the upper-right corner of the screen. You may browse the site without registering, but you will only have access to public information.

Our Mission

The Protective Design Center (PDC) is the Army's center of expertise for engineering services related to force protection and protective design. We provide engineering design and support services to the Army for both permanent and expedient applications and to DOD and other U.S. Government agencies to protect assets against criminal, terrorist, conventional, nuclear and special weapon threats.

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Last modified 09-12-17
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