Army Contracting Command - Detroit Arsenal

The Army Contracting Command - Detroit Arsenal is part of the Army Contracting Command (ACC), and is headquartered in Detroit Arsenal, Michigan at the TACOM Life Cycle Management Command (LCMC). With multiple geographic sites located throughout the Unites States, we are responsible for acquisition support and contracting for a large number of the Army's major weapon systems, for systems and equipment supporting other services, for depot-level maintenance services, and for foreign military sales customers. We insure warfighting readiness for the soldier by purchasing ground combat, tactical vehicles, armaments and small arms, chemical/biological systems, targetry, petroleum/water systems, construction equipment, combat engineering services, supporting services, and selected components. We are a customer focused organization with goals related to being the contracting service provider of choice, to delivering premier contracting products and services, and to being the employer of choice. We share a common focus on soldier and ground systems throughout the entire life cycle with TACOM LCMC.

We provide comprehensive acquisition, contracting, business advisory, production support, and depot-level maintenance services in acquiring, fielding, and sustaining TACOM LCMC systems and supporting requirements. We also provide service as the Command's Competition Advocate and the Command's Ombudsperson.

We procure research and development, systems, repair parts and services for:

  • Combat Vehicles
  • Tactical Vehicles/Trailers
  • Support Equipment
  • Tactical Bridges
  • Construction and Material Handling Equipment
  • Fuel and Water Distribution Systems
  • Watercraft and Railcars
  • Brigade Combat Team Modernization
  • Artillery
  • Base Operation Support
  • Depot Maintenance
  • Combat Vehicles Armament
  • Training Devices
  • Fire Control Systems
  • Cannons 105-165mm
  • Recovery Vehicles
  • Mortars
  • Aircraft Armaments
  • Small Arms
  • Mine Resistant Ambush Protected (MRAP) Vehicle Support
  • Chemical Defense
  • Advanced Science and Technology Programs
Area Of Responsibility

While our headquarters resides in Detroit Arsenal, MI., ACC-DTA has a wide geographical reach with permanent staff located across the United States as depicted on the map below:



COL John M. Cooper

COL John M. Cooper
Acting Executive Director & Senior Contracting Official
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ACC Detroit Arsenal delivers decisive contracting solutions across the full spectrum of conflict in support of the Army and Joint Force Multi-Domain Operations - Anytime, Anywhere.


Operationalize contracting by focusing on outputs to deliver and sustain Army readiness and support modernization to provide contracting solutions to enable and sustain a Globally Dominant Land Force.

Contact Info

Army Contracting Command -
Army Contracting Command -Detroit Arsenal (ACC-DTA)
6501 E. 11 Mile Road
Detroit Arsenal, MI 48397-5000

Cynthia Pretty
Executive Officer
Phone: (586) 282-7027

Deanne Mazzola
Project Officer
Phone: (586) 282-5249

ACC-DTA Locations
  • Anniston, AL
  • Herlong, CA
  • Texarkana, TX
  • Detroit Arsenal, MI
  • Watervliet, NY
  • Ft. Belvoir, VA