MOS 14S—Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 14S, Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember:

PULHES: 111121
Physical Demands Rating: heavy
Required ASVAB Score: OF: 85
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: Secret
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 10 weeks, 2 days at Ft Bliss, Texas
Other Requirements

Air and Missile Defense (AMD) Crewmember (MOS 14S) Description / Major Duties:

The air and missile defense crewmember supervises, operates or serves as a member of a lightweight, highly mobile, air defense weapons systems.

Duties for MOS 14S at each skill level are:

MOSC 14S1O. Prepares, operates and fires the Surface Launched Advanced Medium Range Air to Air Missile (SLAMRAAM) and Avenger weapon systems. Performs Man Portable Air Defense System (MANPADS) degraded operations as required while assigned to the Avenger System. Establishes and maintains radio and wire communications. Assist in maintaining situation map. Performs target engagement evaluation. Applies infrared (IR) techniques to detect and engage targets. Operate identification, friend or foe (IFF) programmer/charger. Resupplies ammunition and prepares systems for firing. Perform emergency procedures for weapon systems. Maintain sight alignment on systems. Operates and maintains system carriers.

MOSC 14S2O. Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises and assists the preparation and firing of the SLAMRAAM, and Avenger weapons systems. Collects and consolidates intelligence information. Process special and periodic reports. Prepares and maintains situation map. Transmit intelligence and grid locations of incoming targets. Designate fighting positions. Transmit alert status and readiness changes over secured network. Receives air early warning and tracks incoming targets over the Handheld Terminal Unit (HTU).

MOSC 14S3O. Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises the SLAMRAAM and Avenger team/squad. Prepares for and supervises section movement. Supervise radio and wire communications. Plans for and supervises ammunition resupply. Deploy section to provide air defense coverage. Assist in establishing operating tactical command posts and operating centers. Coordinate operations and intelligence data. Supervise dissemination of air and ground early warning information to subordinate fire units over the HTU. Assists update of Operation Order (OPORD), situation maps and overlays. Supervise installation and operations of tactical communication equipment and battle drills. Employs weapon systems. Supervise Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS).

MOSC 14S4O. Performs duties in preceding skill level, supervises SLAMRAAM and Avenger platoon operations. Performs or supervises ADA operations and intelligence duties. Assists platoon leader in planning, management and training activities of subordinate sections. Performs and supervises ADA battle management center operations. Conducts platoon reconnaissance, selection and occupation of position (RSOP). Coordinates platoon and section logistical activities.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 14S:

(1) Minimum height of 64 inches.
(2) Distance vision correctable to 20/20 without multi-focal lenses.
(3) Normal color vision.

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 14S:

E2—Slew to Cue (STC). (Rescinded on 1110)
K7—Avenger Master Gunner.
T3—Ground-Base Midcourse Defense (GMD) System (personnel only).

Article Last Modified: February 16, 2011

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