A cannon crewmember is an important contributor to the Army's success on the battlefield. Artillery teams are used to support infantry and tank units in combat, but also have responsibilities during peacetime. Cannon crewmembers work on cannons known as howitzers, a heavy artillery machine piece with single-barrel firing capability.

Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support

Military Duties:

Operate high technology cannon artillery weapon systems. Load and fire howitzers. Set fuses and charges on a variety of munitions, including high explosive artillery rounds, laser-guided projectiles, scatterable mines, and rocket assisted projectiles. Use computer-generated fire direction data to set elevation of cannon tubes for loading and firing. Employ rifles, machine guns, grenades and rocket launchers in offensive and defensive operations. Drive and operate heavy and light wheeled trucks and tracked vehicles. Transport and manage artillery ammunition.

Military Duties Translated:

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