Air Force

1A3X1:Airborne Mission Systems Specialist

They perform aircrew duties for specific missions on a variety of aircraft. This includes operating and maintaining onboard communications, sensor, radar, and electronic equipment.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Be able to perform aircrew duties on a wide variety of airborne platforms Operate, maintain, repair, and test airborne communications equipment such as electro-optical sensors, radars, electronic protection (EP) systems, and electronic warfare (EW) systems Supervise the maintenance of airborne equipment systems and also be prepared to train aircrews on their use Inspect and operate airborne communications in coordination with ground, air and sea surface units Determine optimum airborne equipment settings Gather, record and distribute information between several different command units Operate and respond to aircraft emergency systems and equipment

Military Duties Translated:

Perform regular system inspections Maintain systems and equipment Use gauges and diagnostic tests to detect malfunctions Repair or replace broken aircraft parts Perform troubleshooting Keep maintenance and repair logs Use power and hand tools (e.g. cranes, grinders)

Some civilian jobs best suited to this type of military experience:

Aircraft Technicianm