Army MOS 13D Field Artillery System Specialist
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  • Establish, maintain and operate communications systems
  • Assist in the preparation of computer centers for operation
  • Prepare field artillery tactical data systems for operation
  • Determine target location using computers or manual calculations

Requirements
Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialists must have the physical stamina to perform strenuous
activities for long periods without rest. Normal color vision is a requirement in order to read maps and charts.

Training
Job training for a Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist requires nine weeks of Basic Training,
where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and seven weeks of Advanced Individual Training and on-the-job
instruction. Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat. Some of the skills
you'll learn are:

  • Methods of computing target locations
  • Gun, missile and rocket system operations
  • Artillery tactics

Advanced Responsibilities
Advanced level Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialists provides guidance, supervises and trains
other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an advanced Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist,
you may be involved in:

  • Assist in the supervision of all fire control operations
  • Perform computer operations, fire mission processing, fire plan schedules and database construction
  • Initiate computer center operations
  • Perform maintenance on section equipment

Related Civilian Jobs
The skills you will learn as a Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems Specialist, such as teamwork, discipline
and leadership, will help you in any civilian career you choose. The experience you gain from dealing with various
computer and communication systems can also be used in jobs such as computer programmer or telecommunication
specialist.

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Army MOS 13D Field Artillery Automated Tactical
Data Systems Specialist      

A Field Artillery Automated Tactical Data Systems
Specialist (FAATDS) is an important member of the Army's
field artillery team. FAATDS Specialists are primarily
responsible for operating the Advanced Field Artillery
Tactical Data Systems for both Cannon and Multiple
Launch Rocket Systems (MLRS). Field Artillery Automated
Tactical Data Systems Specialists play a critical role in the
safe, accurate, and lethal delivery of the Field Artillery's
various fire support systems. Both cannon and MLRS
systems are used to support infantry and tank units in
combat.

Some of your duties as a Field Artillery Automated Tactical
Data Systems Specialist may include: