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Air Defense Battle Management System Operator

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Air Defense Battle Management System Operator - 14G

  • Active/Reserve:Active Duty
  • Officer/Enlisted:Enlisted
  • Restrictions:None


The air defense battle management system operator operates with equipment systems that guard against aerial and space attack. They play an important role in the Army's air defense artillery team.

Job Duties

  • Provide situational awareness and warning from airspace
  • Conduct the planning and execution of airspace management required for supported echelon
  • Responsible for air defense airspace management cell equipment march orders, emplacements and level system maintenance
  • Evaluate intelligence data for force/engagement operations
  • Requirements

  • Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.
  • Training

    Job training for an air defense battle management system operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field under simulated combat conditions.Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Performance of online/offline, hardwaresoftware diagnostics
  • Operate LAN, WAN and remote video displays
  • Evaluate intelligence data for force/engagement operations in JIIM networks
  • Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform under pressure
  • Ability to multitask
  • Interest in missile and rocket operations
  • Capable of working as a team member

    The Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery (ASVAB) is an examination that is administered by the United States Military Entrance Processing Command. It is used to determine qualification and helps predict future academic and occupational success in the military.

  • General Technical (GT) : 98, Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 99
  • Compensation

  • Total compensation includes housing, medical, food, special pay, and vacation time.

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