Air Defense Battle Management System Operator (14G)
- Active Duty
- Army Reserve
- Open to Women
- Entry Level
The air defense battle management system operator operates with equipment systems that guard against aerial and space attack. They play an important role in the Army’s air defense artillery team.
- Provide situational awareness and warning from airspace
- Conduct the planning and execution of airspace management required for supported echelon
- Responsible for air defense airspace management cell equipment march orders, emplacements and level system maintenance
- Evaluate intelligence data for force/engagement operations
Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
Job training for an air defense battle management system operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and nearly 16 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field under simulated combat conditions.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Performance of on-line/off-line, hardware-software diagnostics
- Operate LAN, WAN and remote video displays
- Evaluate intelligence data for force/engagement operations in JIIM networks
- Interest in mathematics
- Physically and mentally fit to perform under pressure
- Ability to multi-task
- Interest in missile and rocket operations
- Capable of working as a team member
Required ASVAB Score(s)General Technical (GT) : 98, Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 99
Learn more about the ASVAB and see what jobs you could qualify for.
CompensationTotal compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time. Learn more about total compensation.
In the Army, qualified students can earn full-tuition, merit-based scholarships, allowances for books and fees, plus an annual stipend for living expenses. Learn more about education benefits.
Future Civilian Careers
While there is no direct job equivalent in civilian life, the skills you learn such as teamwork, discipline and leadership will help you in any civilian career you choose.
PARTNERSHIP FOR YOUTH SUCCESS (PaYS) Program
Those interested in this job may be eligible for civilian employment, after the Army, by enrolling in the Army PaYS program. The PaYS program is a recruitment option that guarantees a job interview with military friendly employers that are looking for experience and trained Veterans to join their organization. Find out more about the Army PaYS Program at http://www.armypays.com.
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