MOS Description


(Closed to Women)

Heavy Anti-armor Weapons Infantryman

Major Duties - The heavy anti-armor weapons infantryman leads or serves as a member of a crew-served weapon squad, section, or platoon employing heavy anti-armor crew-served weapons in offensive and defensive combat operations.

Entry Level - Assaults and destroys enemy tanks and armor vehicles, emplacements, weapons, and personnel with heavy anti-armor weapons. Employs, fires, and recovers anti-personnel and anti-tank mines. Locates and neutralizes mines. Operates, mounts/dismounts, zeroes and engages targets with night vision sight. Performs self-extraction from a minefield. Orients a map. Operates and maintains communications equipment and enter a radio net. Constructs and camouflages individual/crew served weapons firing positions. Recognizes friendly and threat armored vehicles. Constructs and camouflages dismounted fighting positions.

Skill Level 2 - Performs duties shown in preceding level of skill. Leads a heavy anti-armor weapons squad in combat operations. Provides tactical and technical guidance to subordinates and professional support to both subordinates and superiors in the accomplishment of their duties. Leads, supervises and trains subordinate personnel. Calls for adjusting indirect fire. Evaluates terrain and selects weapon emplacement. Installs and recovers electrical and non-electrical demolition charges. Records operational information on maps. Indicates location, strength, tactical deployment, and emplacement of enemy and friendly units. Receives and implements a combat order; directs deployment of personnel on offensive, defensive, and retrograde operations. Conducts battle damage assessment and repair. Knows threat formations and tactics through battalion size elements. Prepares, operates, and maintains secure communications equipment.

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