Imagery Analyst

Branch: 
Military Intelligence
CMF: 
35G
MOS Details
Major Duties: 

Supervises or analyzes aerial and ground permanent record imagery developed by photographic and electronic means. Plans and recommends the use of imaging sensors for reconnaissance and surveillance missions.

Skill Level 1 Uses principles and techniques of photogrammetry and employs electronic, mechanical, and optical devices to obtain information from imagery. Obtains intelligence by studying and analyzing imagery products. Determines target coordinates for accurate location of imagery analysis findings. Identifies enemy weapons, equipment, and defenses and determines Order of Battle. Analyzes military installations and lines of communications. Conducts battle damage assessment (BDA) analysis. Prepares imagery analysis reports and products.

Skill Level 2 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate soldiers. Identifies entry zones. Computes volume by manual and automated means. Analyzes industrial facilities, telecommunications networks, and their components. Prepares Imagery Support requests. Determines National Imagery Interpretation Rating Scale (NIIRS) of imagery. Performs quality control check on aerial imagery analysis reports. Supervises analysis of Battle Damage Assessment and Order of Battle activity. Maintains imagery requirements database.

Skill Level 3 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Prepares imagery input to the collection plan. Uses all source intelligence in support of imagery intelligence reconnaissance and surveillance missions. Performs quality control checks on aerial imagery analysis reports. Supervises analysis of Battle Damage Assessment and Order of Battle activity. Maintains imagery requirements database.

Skill Level 4 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Prepares the collection plan, reproduction and dissemination requirements. Maintains the collection management data base. Tasks imagery collection assets.

Skill Level 5 Performs duties shown in preceding skill level. Supervises activities pertaining to the organization, training and operations. Assists in the implementation of imagery collection plan. Coordinates operating requirements of subordinate units for surveillance reconnaissance missions.

Physical Demands Rating: 
medium
Physical Profile Serial #: 
222211
Qualifications and Prerequisites
ASVAB Minimum Score: 
95 total from GS+WK+PC+MK+MC
Education: 
High school graduate or GED equivalent
Other Qualifications: 
  • Must be a US citizen
    1. Members of immediate family (spouse, parents, brothers, sisters, and children) must also be U.S. citizens. Soldier and immediate family members can be naturalized citizens. If naturalized, there is no minimum residency requirement.
    2. Soldier and spouse must not have immediate family members who reside in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be common practice, either against-
      1. Persons accused of acting in the interest of the United States or
      2. The relatives of such persons to whom they may reasonably be considered to be bound by ties of affection, kinship, or obligation. Near relatives will also include uncles, aunts, grandparents, father- in-law, mother-in-law, and relationships corresponding to any of the above persons in loco parentis (AR 630-5 and 37 USC 501).
  • Formal training (completion of MOS 96D course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Intelligence Center) mandatory.
  • Must show proof of credit by official copy of transcript that soldier successfully completed a high school algebra or geometry class.
  • Must meet TOP SECRET security clearance and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access eligibility requirements.
  • Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 614-200, AR 600-200.
  • No record of court-martial
  • No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations
  • No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical records which will prevent the granting of security clearance under AR 380-67
  • Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200, chapter 1
  • Have neither commercial nor vested interest in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be a common practice against persons acting in the interest of the United States. This requirement applies to the soldier's spouse as well.
  • Normal color vision
  • Near vision correctable to approximately 14/14 (inches) standard Snellen, distance vision correctable to 20/20 (inches) standard Snellen and normal stereoscopic acuity, with or without correction
  • Be advised that due to the nature of training and assignments, temporary restrictions may be placed on foreign travel both during and after the term of service.
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