Job Description: The field artillery firefinder radar operator is responsible for detecting enemy forces and alerting the units in the Army. Using a “firefinder” — which are highly specialized radars — they can detect various objects and their locations. Job duties include: operate firefinder radar and other systems; establish and maintain radio and wire communications; construct bunkers and similar areas for other field artillery; maintain firefinder radar with scheduled checkups.

  • Branch Branch: Army
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  • Desinnation Designation: 13R
  • Average Required Test Average Salary: $37,764
  • Entry Type Entry Type: Enlisted
  • Required Test ASVAB: SC: 98
  • Degree Degree: High School or GED
  • Age Age: 17-34
  • Citizen Citizen: U.S. or Permanent Resident
  • Category Category: Combat
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