Air Force

1A8X1:Airborne Cryptologic Language Analyst

They operate signals intelligence information systems onboard aircraft and perform related activities on the ground.


Is there a clearance required?: No

Is this a combat or support MOS?: Support


Military Duties:

Performs assigned aircrew duties on mission aircraft Processes, exploits, analyzes, and disseminates signals intelligence information Operates and maintains airborne signals intelligence systems and other mission-specific equipment Translates, evaluates, and reports on assigned communications Analyzes message traffic for intelligence worthiness Receives, transmits, and relays encoded and decoded messages

Military Duties Translated:

These airmen operate and manage airborne signals intelligence information systems. Their jobs include analyzing and translating voice communications and signals, which are then used for mission planning. They use radio receivers and recording equipment, to record and correlate data, and analyze traffic to determine the nature of any significant transmissions.

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

Air Traffic Controller