Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer (91M)

The Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer handles the maintenance and repair of the M2/M3, A2/A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, the M6 Bradley linebacker air defense vehicle and the M-7 Bradley fire support team vehicle.

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Designed to transport infantry or scouts with armor protection, and provide covering fire to suppress enemy troops and armored vehicles the Bradley Fighting Vehicle is one of world’s most sophisticated infantry fighting vehicles. Maintaining the Bradley is the responsibility of the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer.

In this career field your duties will include: diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions and performing maintenance on the Bradley fighting vehicle suspension and steering systems along with performing maintenance on vehicular mounted armament and associated fire control systems and maintaining the fire suppression and CBRN protection systems. Ultimately you will be responsible for keeping the Bradley Fighting Vehicle and its components operational and battle ready.

To excel in the career field you should be physically fit in order to lift heavy tools, components and parts, have an interest in auto mechanics, engineering, and technical troubleshooting, enjoy working with computers, and electrical equipment, and possess a high attention to detail.

After successfully completing Army Basic Combat Training, you will attend approximately 13 weeks of Advanced Individual Training for the Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer at Fort Benning, Georgia. There, you will spend time in both shop and field environments, troubleshooting mechanical and electrical problems, repairing and replacing power packs, weapons systems, and electronic and suspension components, as well as updating software.

After successfully completing all training, you may be eligible for worldwide assignments as a member of an Armor, infantry, or cavalry unit. You may have the opportunity to advance your career through additional technical, tactical, and leadership training and certifications. The skills you learn such as teamwork, discipline, and leadership, may help you transition from the military to the civilian work force where you may find employment as an automotive or heavy equipment mechanic.

The Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer, a crucial member of the Armor, Infantry, or Cavalry Team… GO ORDINANCE!