Army MOS 15J Aircraft Armament Systems Repairer

The Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on the electrical, electronic, mechanical and pneudraulics systems associated with aircraft armament, missile and fire control systems. Some of your duties as an Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairer may include:

Maintain aircraft armament/missile systems according to technical manuals and safety procedures

Perform maintenance on aircraft weapon components, fire control units and sighting elements

Perform operational checks, ammunition loading/unloading and weapon subsystems configuration changes for fire control systems

Test, troubleshoot and repair test sets and diagnostic equipment
Replace faulty wiring
Solder electrical connections
Repair or replace instruments, such as tachometers, temperature gauges and altimeters
Read electrical wiring diagrams

Job training for an Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairer requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 26 weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job instruction, including practice in repairing electrical systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

Electrical theory
Troubleshooting procedures
Soldering techniques
Electrical system maintenance

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairers provides guidance, supervises and trains other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an advanced level Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairer, you may also be involved in:

Participate in maintenance test flights as required
Alter or modify material according to DA approved work orders
Schedule maintenance on test measurement, and diagnostic equipment

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you learn as an Aircraft Armament/Missile Systems Repairer will help prepare you for a future with commercial airlines, aircraft maintenance firms, aircraft manufacturers or other organizations that might have fleets of airplanes or helicopters.

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