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Artillery and Missile Crew Member

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What Do Artillery and Missile Crew Member Do?

Job Description: 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.

Other Artillery & Missile Crew Member Job Titles

  • HARPOON (AN/SWG-1A) Engagement Planning Operator
  • GCS MK 160 MOD 4 Fire Control Technician
  • Field Artillery Operations Man
  • Missile Technician
  • Field Artillery Basic

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