Army MOS 14J Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Operator

An Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator is a member of the Army’s air defense artillery team. The air defense tactical operations center operator supervises or serves as a member of a manual early warning network (MEWN) section, team, or platoon in operations and intelligence functions.

Some of your duties as a Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator Maintainer may include:

Detect, track and identify aircraft
Broadcast early warning information
Perform operation and intelligence duties in Air Defense units
Evaluate tactical electronic intelligence data

Requirements
Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operators must have the physical stamina to perform strenuous activities for long periods without rest. They’re also required to have normal color vision in order to read color-coded ammunition, maps, and charts.

Training
Job training for an Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

Methods of computing target locations
Ammunition-handling techniques
Missile and rocket system operations
Artillery tactics

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operators provides guidance, supervises and trains other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an advanced level Air Defense Tactical Operations Center Operator, you may be involved in:

Inventory and destroy classified material
Perform security functions
Operate over radio nets

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you’ll learn as an Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator such as teamwork, discipline and leadership, will help you in any civilian career you choose.

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