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Small Arms/Artillery Repairer - 91F


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

Overview

The small arms/artillery repairer is responsible for keeping a wide array of weapons from small arms to field artillery and large ballistic missiles operating properly.

Job Duties

  • Perform field and sustainment maintenance on small arms, infantry weapons and towed artillery
  • 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 a small arms/artillery repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.Some of the skills you'll learn are:

  • Electronic and mechanical principles and concepts
  • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
  • Operating electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
  • Operation, testing and maintenance of specific types of weapons systems
  • Helpful Skills

  • Sound in science and math
  • Interest in working with electronic or electrical equipment
  • Work requiring accuracy and attention to detail
  • Interest in working with weapons
  • ASVAB

    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 Maintenance (GM) : 93 OR General Maintenance (GM) : 88, General Technical (GT) : 85
  • Compensation

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

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