World-Class Solutions for Complex Challenges

RELYANT Service Lines


MMR & Environmental Services

Global Development

UXO Technician 1 Training

Our broad project experience includes government compounds and commercial, residential, industrial and distribution facilities. No matter how challenging the project or how remote the location, RELYANT has the knowledge, skill, experience and customer commitment to handle it.


RELYANT is one of the most highly accredited Environmental and Ordnance Activities providers. Licensed and registered in Iraq since 2007, and Afghanistan since 2008, RELYANT manages and operates projects throughout the Middle East and beyond, providing all professional management, technically qualified and certified labor, state-of-the-art equipment, materials, and support as needed. We maintain active international accreditations with:

  • United Nations (UN) Mine Action Coordination Center
  • UN Office for Project Services (UNOPS)
  • UN Mine Action Coordination Center for Afghanistan (UN-MACCA) accreditation
  •  Afghanistan Investment Support Agency (AISA) Licenses for Logistics and Construction
  • Afghanistan AISA Demining License
  • Kuwait Demining License
  • Iraqi IKMAA Demining License and accreditation
  • Libya Demining License and business registration
  • Kurdistan Business License
  • ITAR Import/Export Broker License registration

RELYANT’s Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) and training Programs of Instruction (POIs) are approved by the UNMACC and compliant with International Mine Action Standards (IMAS), Afghanistan Mine Action Standards (AMAS), and Libyan Mine Action Standards and are compliant with USACE DIDs for MMR operations.

 RELYANT is an established construction service provider specializing in CONUS and OCONUS new construction of buildings and structures; alteration, renovation and repair of buildings, structures, roads, grounds, and roofs; specialty construction; MEP; utilities and infrastructure; and related support services. We provide the highest quality, turn-key services in accordance with all appropriate US and international codes. As a prime contractor for an extensive list of government and commercial clients, RELYANT has a proven history of providing construction services coupled with developed management systems and procedures to successfully perform a multitude of diverse projects. We offer in-place quality and health and safety (H&S) programs, compliant with applicable standards and regulations, cost and schedule control, and a DCAA approved accounting system.


RELYANT combines the flexibility of a small business with the strength, stability and resources of a global company. Employing proven skills, systems, and technology, our construction experts work to deliver projects on time and within budget. We are dedicated to elevating the standards for safety in the construction industry through a wide variety of methods. Through innovative training and education programs, we provide our employees and subcontractors with the tools, knowledge and resources they need to increase safety, reduce risk and improve loss control on every project. Our staff has years of proven industry-specific expertise in costing, planning, building and delivery of projects that our customers know and have come to expect of our projects.


RELYANT offers the following construction services, with the capacity and knowledge to deploy anywhere in the world:

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• Design-Build/Design Bid Build

• Contingency & Remote Man Camps, B-Huts, RLB's & CHUs


Civil Works & Infrastructure

• Vertical

• Light Steel Frame

RELYANT brings value and exceptional cost control to our clients through our Global Development service line, primarily supporting forward deployed troops and the war fighter effort. This business unit was born out of our organic capacity to self-support our operations in any environment worldwide. RELYANT offers our clients complete turn-key solutions through our unique ability to stand up any project in even the most remote and austere locations around the world. Our continued success as a Service-Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business operating throughout the international arena is a testament to our experienced management, qualified personnel, corporate policies and procedures, and established corporate culture. Our ability to coordinate directly with our clients, our reliability in harsh conditions, and our flexibility to changing requirements continue to attract numerous branches of the US Government and commercial clients committed to meeting stakeholder objectives.

RELYANT specializes in the following services, which fall within our Global Development Service offerings, to include:


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• Life Support

• Facility Support Services

Man Power

• Vehicle Maintenance

• Operations & Maintenance

• Security Management

• Logistics & Supply Chain

• Energy Solutions

• Alternative & Renewable Energy

RELYANT provides risk assessment, identification, clearance and disposal of Munitions and Explosives of Concern (MEC), Ordnance and Explosive Waste (OEW), Explosive Remnants of War (ERW), Unexploded Ordnance (UXO), Improvised Explosive Detection and Destruction (IED/IEDD), Explosive Detection Dog (EDD) Teams, MANPADs and landmines.  RELYANT is a member of the National Association of Ordnance and Explosive Waste (OEW) Contractors (NAOC) in the USA, and maintains the UNOPS Peace and Security Global Pre-Qualification Certification for Mine Action. We are fully licensed to perform Munitions Response and Mine Action operations in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Kuwait, where we have worked supporting various clients throughout the history of the company.


Our MMR Program is staffed by US, International and host nation Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) technical experts and former military combat engineers; all qualified to US Army Corps of Engineers standards, US Department of Defense Explosive Safety Board (DDESB) Technical Paper 18, and/or the International Mine Action Standards (IMAS).  We provide highly trained and experienced subject matter experts (SME), to perform duties as a “turn-key” approach to resolving our client’s challenges.


In addition to its esteemed Munitions Response Program, RELYANT provides retrieval, containment, packaging, and disposal of hazardous waste and certain non-hazardous wastes, including on-site assistance in emergency first response clean-up efforts and the international transportation/disposal of waste products. RELYANT provides cradle to grave activities from sampling and inspection to ultimate disposal and processing. RELYANT’s hazardous materials identification/quantification process provides results in terms of data precision, accuracy, completeness, comparability and representativeness.

The University of Tennessee and RELYANT have partnered together to develop the most comprehensive Unexploded Ordnance (UXO) training program available. Students graduate with a UXO Technician I certification, a Hazardous Waste Operations (HAZWOPER) certification, heavy machinery certification, and the esteemed International Mine Action Standards (IMAS) certification required to perform MMR work in CONUS and OCONUS locations. Our training program, approved for the use of veterans’ education benefits, also includes:


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• The opportunity to learn from top-tier UT professors in the areas of mathematics, engineering, and science.

• Participation in hands-on field and safety training led by experienced UXO Certified Instructors from RELYANT

• Teachers that have “real world” experience in the Mine Action industry and are dedicated to helping students learn the techniques and strategies to succed in UXO operations in accordance with International Mine Action Standards (IMAS).

• 100% graduation rate with a 90% job placement average.

RELYANT U.S. and World Headquarters

335 High St.

Maryville, TN 37804

PH: 865-984-1330

FAX: 865-322-9713