Early Warning System Operator

Air Defense Artillery
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises or serves as a member of a manual early warning network section, team, or platoon in operations and intelligence functions.

Skill Level 1 Detects, tracks and identifies aircraft, correlates tracks, and broadcasts early warning information. Operates and performs preventive maintenance checks and services on the team vehicles and power generation equipment. Performs operations and intelligence duties in Air Defense units. Performs map operations. Operates over radio nets.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises lower grade soldiers and provides technical guidance to the soldiers in the accomplishment of their duties. Inventories and destroys classified material and performs security functions.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties in preceding skill levels, supervises the operation and organizational maintenance for air warning systems. Establishes, supervises and participates in unit level training for crew certification programs and Air Defense exercises. Performs intelligence duties and serves as unit liaison.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties in preceding skill levels. Supervises operations, and organizational maintenance for all air warning systems. Provides technical guidance to subordinate soldiers. Performs operations and intelligence duties at battalion and higher level. Directs, instructs, and evaluates tactical operating procedures. Monitors unit equipment readiness and prepares monthly unit readiness reports (URRs). Trains, evaluates, and certifies air warning systems personnel at the unit/battalion level. Assists in supervising maintenance records and maintaining supportive stockage procedures. Assist in designing and implementing the maintenance program.

Physical Demands Rating: 
very heavy
Physical Profile Serial #: 
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
100 total from AS+MC+EI and WK+PC+AR
Other Qualifications: 
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 14J course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Air Defense Artillery School) mandatory.
  • Must be a US citizen.
  • Normal color vision
  • Security Clearance of SECRET
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