Army MOS 14J Air Defense Operations Center Operator
Detect, track and identify aircraft
Broadcast early warning information
Perform operation and intelligence duties in Air Defense units
Evaluate tactical electronic intelligence data
Requirements Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operators must have the physical stamina to perform strenuous activities for long periods without rest. They're also required to have normal color vision in order to read color-coded ammunition, maps, and charts.
Training Job training for an Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator requires nine weeks of Basic Training, where you'll learn basic Soldiering skills, and 10 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
Missile and rocket system operations
Advanced Responsibilities Advanced level Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operators provides guidance, supervises and trains other Soldiers within the same discipline. As an advanced level Air Defense Tactical Operations Center Operator, you may be involved in:
Inventory and destroy classified material
Perform security functions
Operate over radio nets
Related Civilian Jobs The skills you'll learn as an Air Defense C4I Tactical Operations Center Enhanced Operator such as teamwork, discipline and leadership, will help you in any civilian career you choose.