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Army MOS 91K Armament Repairer

Army forces use a wide array of weapon systems, such as tanks, fighting vehicles and self propelled artillery. Most of these weapon systems have electronic and mechanical components and systems that help locate targets, aim weapons and fire those weapons. It’s the Armament Repairer’s responsibility to keep these weapons operating properly. The Armament Repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance and repairs on the mechanisms and systems of tank turrets, tank weapons, fighting vehicles, towed and self propelled artillery, small arms and other infantry weapons. Some of your duties as an Armament Repairer may include:

Perform ordnance armament maintenance
Assist in correcting malfunctions on the mechanisms/systems of tank turrets, armament weapons, and cupolas

Job training for an Armament Repairer requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 16 weeks and 4 days of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field. Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
Use of electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
Use of schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems
Operation and maintenance of fire control systems on ships

Advanced level Armament Repairers provide guidance, supervises and trains the other Soldiers within their same discipline. As an advanced level Armament Repairer, you may be involved in:

Repair turret mechanisms and tank weapons
Troubleshoot and correct malfunctions
Provide technical advice and assist in assembling and disassembling the mechanisms and systems of
turrets, cupolas, tank weapons and self-propelled artillery
Troubleshoot fire control system components, towed artillery fire control systems, self-propelled artillery
fire control systems, tank fire control systems, towed artillery armament systems
Troubleshoot self-propelled artillery armament systems, fighting vehicle armament systems, tank
armament systems, small arms weapons and classifying equipment
Perform as a senior advisor and supervisor of ordnance maintenance and repair crews engaged in field
and sustainment maintenance

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you learn, as an Armament Repairer will help prepare you for a future as an electronic mechanic, an avionics technician or a missile facilities repairer with civilian firms that design build and test weapons for the military.

Related Army Positions
M1 ABRAMS Tank System Maintainer (91A)
Track Vehicle Repairer (91H)
Bradley Fighting Vehicle System Maintainer (91M)
Wheeled Vehicle Mechanic (91B)
Fire Control Repairer (91G)

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