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Army MOS 91G Fire Control Repairer

Army forces use a wide array of weapons, from small arms and field artillery to large ballistic missiles. Most of these weapons have electronic components and systems that help locate targets, aim and fire these weapons. It’s the Fire Control Repairer’s responsibility to keep these weapons operating properly. The Fire Control Repairer is primarily responsible for supervising and performing maintenance on combat vehicle, infantry and artillery fire control systems and equipment, as well as related test equipment.

Some of your duties as a Fire Control System Repairer may include:
Maintain and/or repair laser range finders, ballistic computers, laser observation devices, laser
designators, thermal imaging systems, periscopes, telescopes
Maintain and/or repair commander’s weapon station/auxiliary sights, aiming circles, image transfer
assemblies, quadrants, mount assemblies, fire control support equipment
Maintain and/or repair test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment
Perform battlefield damage assessment and repair

Job training for a Fire Control Repairer requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you’ll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 19 weeks 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 Responsibilities
Advanced level Fire Control Repairers provides guidance, supervises and train other Soldiers within their discipline. As an advanced level Fire Control Repairer, you may also be involved in: Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions in fire control systems and related equipment

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you learn as a Fire Control 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)

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