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Life As an Artillery and Missile Officer

Career 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

  • Weapons Officer
  • Division Officer, Weapons Department (Antisubmarine Weapons)
  • Weapons Officer (Fleet Ballistic Missiles)
  • Division Officer, Weapons Department (Guided Missiles)
  • PATRIOT Missile Air Defense Artillery

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