MOS 15X—AH-64A Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer
Qualifications for initial award of MOS 15X, AH-64A Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer:
Physical Demands Rating: very heavy
Required ASVAB Score: MM: 102 & EL: 98
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: None
U.S. Citizenship: Not Required
AIT Length / Location: 24 weeks, 4 days at Ft Eustis, Virginia
Army Reserves MOS Only
AH-64A Armament / Electrical / Avionics Systems Repairer (MOS 15X) Description / Major Duties:
The AH-64A armament/electrical/avionics systems repairer supervises, inspects and performs aviation unit (AVUM), intermediate (AVIM), and depot maintenance on the AH-64A armament/ electrical and avionic systems, to include the electrical, electronic, mechanical, and pneudraulics systems associated with AH-64A armament/missile and fire control systems.
Duties for MOS 15X at each skill level are:
MOSC 15X1O. Diagnose, troubleshoot, and repair malfunctions in AH-64A armament, electrical, and avionic systems and components including solid state and transistorized subsystems according to pertinent technical manuals, directives and safety procedures. Perform maintenance, authorized modifications and alignment on aircraft weapons components, fire control units, and sighting elements, electronic and mechanical devices. Repair, replace and performs operational and preventive checks and alignment on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment. Test, troubleshoot and repair test sets and diagnostic equipment. Maintain records on weapons and subsystems. Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of the armament, electrical, and fire control avionic systems. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools. Prepare forms and records related to MOS.
MOSC 15X2O. Perform duties described in skill level 1 and provides technical guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Schedules maintenance on test, measurement, and diagnostic equipment. Alters or modifies material according to DA approved modification work orders. Participate in maintenance test flights as required.
MOSC 15X3O. Supervise and provides technical guidance to subordinate personnel performing aircraft armament, electrical and avionic systems maintenance. Evaluate maintenance operations and facilities for compliance with directives, technical manuals, work standards, safety procedures, and operational policies. Performs maintenance trend analysis and applies production control, quality control and other maintenance management principles and procedures to AH-64A armament, electrical and avionic shop operations. Supervise the establishment of the Forward Area Rearming Point (FARP). Instructs personnel and conducts technical training in electrical repair procedures and shop and flight line safety. Evaluate the technical training program. Monitors requisition of parts, tools and supplies.
MOSC 15X40. Supervise aircraft armament, fire control, electrical and avionic systems maintenance and technical inspection activities. Determine manhours, personnel, parts and facility requirements to repair aircraft armament, electrical and avionic systems associated equipment. Plan aircraft maintenance areas, component repair shop and facilities. Instructs subordinates in aircraft armament, electrical and avionic systems repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies. Maintains supply economy and discipline. Supervise the armament, electrical and avionic repair systems technical training program. Prepares evaluations, special reports, and records pertaining to aircraft armament, electrical and fire control systems maintenance and related activities. Recommends and administers plans and policies.
(1) Normal color vision.
(2) Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 15X course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Aviation Warfighting Center) mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraph (a) below. Waiver for formal training criteria must be submitted to Cdr, USAAWC, ATTN: ATZQ-AP, Ft Rucker, AL 36362-5000 for approval.
(a) ACASP qualification criteria. Must have 2 years AH-64A armament, electrical, avionics systems experience, and proper FCC certificate for maintenance of aircraft AH-64A armament, electrical and avionics systems.
(3) Alcohol and drug abuse as defined below will disqualify any Soldier or potential enlistee from this MOS. This disqualification will not be waived, even though the Soldier/potential enlistee satisfactorily completes the Army Substance Abuse Program (ASAP) or a civilian equivalent, except as specified below:
(a) A medically diagnosed history of alcohol abuse as defined in the substance use disorder section of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual, 4th Edition, 2000(DSM IV) is disqualifying. Cdr, AHRC may waive this disqualification after a soldier/potential enlistee in this MOS successfully completes the ASAP Education, Out-patient or inpatient programs, or its civilian equivalent, based on the recommendations of the chain of command and the Cdr, USA Aeromedical Center. A Soldier/potential enlistee who completes any aspect of ASAP and is involved in an additional offense involving alcohol or alcohol abuse will be immediately reclassified or denied enlistment in this MOS as a high risk.
(b) Except as provided in (e) below, a wrongful or improper use of narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by 21 USC 801, et seq, is disqualifying.
(c) A positive result of urine test administered per AR 600-85 that leads to medical evaluation and a finding of "no diagnosis apparent, improper us" is disqualifying.
(d) Except as provided in (e) below, a documented instance of the use, sale, transfer, possession, or manufacture of any narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug as defined by 21 USC 801, et seq, is disqualifying. A documented instance includes conviction by any courts martial or any civilian court. Convictions include juvenile adjudication, non judicial punishment under Article 15, UCMJ, or voluntary confession after proper rights warning according to Article 31(b), UCMJ.
(e) A Soldier or potential enlistee will not be disqualified for teenage civilian experimentation with marijuana or other cannabinoids disclosed in voluntary confessions of drug experimentation documented solely by information obtained from SF 2808 or SF 2807-2. (Experimentation is defined as one time use or casual use over a short period of time resulting from peer pressure). The use disclosed must have occurred prior to the individual's 18th birthday and prior to enlistment in any armed force.
Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 15X:
P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
1J—Operational Electronic Warfare Operations (personnel only).
1K—Tactical Electronic Warfare Operations (personnel only).
1X—Green Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Y—Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
1Z—Master Black Belt in Lean Six Sigma (personnel only).
2A—Non-Lethal Weapons Trainer (personnel only).
2B—Air Assault (personnel only).
2S—Battle Staff Operations (skill level 3 and above only).
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).
Article Last Modified: February 19, 2011