MOS Description


(Closed to Women)

Field Artillery Firefinder Radar Operator

Major Duties - The field artillery firefinder radar operator operates or provides leadership in the operation of field artillery radar systems.

Entry Level - Establishes and maintains radio and wire communications; prepares for operation, and operates and maintains firefinder radars and associated equipment. Constructs fortifications, bunkers, and crew-served weapons emplacements. Operates and performs operator maintenance on prime movers, radar system, and associated equipment.

Skill Level 2 - Leads and supervises the preparation for operations and operates and maintains firefinder radars. Assists section chief in controlling soldiers and equipment also provides technical guidance to lower grade soldiers. Takes part in the reconnaissance and selection of site for emplacement of radar. Supervises and schedules operational maintenance on radar and associated equipment. In the absence of the section chief, assumes the duties of the section chief.

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