Redstone Arsenal Access

The Office of Research Security will assist you with the process of obtaining an Army contractor badge or a badge to the Aerophysics Research Center (ARC), as necessary, if you will require access to Redstone Arsenal/ARC in the performance of your duties on a contract.

Army Badge Procedures:

If, as a requirement of the U.S. Army contract under which you are working, you will require access to Redstone Arsenal facilities on a recurring and continuing basis, you may be eligible to obtain a Personnel Identification Badge. Before your badge card will be signed by your COTR a visit authorization letter must be on file for that organization. Please see section: "Visit Authorization Letters." Please contact the Office of Research Security:

Delores Newton  - Contact by Email

Common Access Card (CAC):

A common access card is obtained through the new government CVS system. For additional information on CVS please contact your PI for specific contract.

ARC Badge Procedures:

If you are supporting UAH and you require access to the Aerophysics Research Center on a recurring and continuing basis (at least three times per week), you may be eligible to obtain an ARC Badge. You will need to complete the two forms below. Along with the forms ORS will need to make a copy of your original proof of citizenship, this can ONLY be a birth certificate or passport.

Personal Data Sheet

Background Check Form

It is a UAH Requirement that prior to an ARC Badge being issued the online export control training must be completed.

Export Control Training

RSIC Forms:

RSIC Patron Registration Form