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Artillery and Missile Crew Member

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What is an Artillery and Missile Crew Member?

Artillery & Missile Crew Member Example Target, fire, and maintain weapons used to destroy enemy positions, aircraft, and vessels. Field artillery crew members predominantly use guns, cannons, and howitzers in ground combat operations, while air defense artillery crew members predominantly use missiles and rockets. Naval artillery crew members predominantly use torpedoes and missiles launched from a ship or submarine. Duties include testing, inspecting, and storing ammunition, missiles, and torpedoes; conducting preventive and routine maintenance on weapons and related equipment; establishing and maintaining radio and wire communications; and operating weapons targeting, firing, and launch computer systems.

Types of Artillery & Missile Crew Member Jobs

  • Guided Missile Launching System Maintenance Technician
  • Stinger Anti-Terrorist Weapon (ATW) Operator Maintenanceman
  • ATWCS Launch Control Group Replacement (LCGR) Operation and Maintenance Technician
  • Man Portable Air Defense System Crewmember (RC)
  • Gunner’s Mate G (Guns)


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