Monitors radar and sonar equipment in the military. Normally specializes in either radar or sonar.
This career is part of the Law, Public Safety, Corrections and Security cluster Security and Protective Services pathway.
A person in this career:
- Detects and tracks position, direction, and speed of aircraft, ships, submarines, and missiles.
- Analyzes acoustic intelligence.
- Sets up and operates radar equipment to direct artillery fire.
- Monitors early warning air defense systems.
- Sends and receives messages using electronic communication systems.
- Analyzes contact data to determine tactical intelligence.
- Operates submarine sonar, oceanographic equipment, and submarine auxiliary sonar.
- Detects, tracks, and classifies surface and sub-surface contacts utilizing state of the art electronic equipment.
- Participates in weapons handling functions.