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All About Artillery and Missile Officers

Occupation Description Manage personnel and weapons operations to destroy enemy positions, aircraft, and vessels. Duties include planning, targeting, and coordinating the tactical deployment of field artillery and air defense artillery missile systems units; directing the establishment and operation of fire control communications systems; targeting and launching intercontinental ballistic missiles; directing the storage and handling of nuclear munitions and components; overseeing security of weapons storage and launch facilities; and managing maintenance of weapons systems.

Types of Artillery and Missile Officer

  • Division Officer, Weapons Department
  • Division Officer, Weapons Department (Guided Missiles)
  • Field Artillery Senior Sergeant
  • Field Artillery Targeting Technician
  • Air Defense Artillery Officer


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