MOS 29E—Electronic Warfare Specialist

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 29E, Electronic Warfare Specialist:

PULHES: 222221
Physical Demands Rating: medium
Required ASVAB Score: 100 in aptitude area SC, ST or EL NOTE: The required line scores for 29E have not been updated since 2002 although the ASVAB line scores have been recalculated since that time, resulting in lower line score requirements by typically 1-5 points.
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: Secret but eligible for TS SCI
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 9 weeks at Ft Sill, Oklahoma
Other Requirements

Electronic Warfare Specialist (MOS 29E) Description / Major Duties:

The electronic warfare Soldier supervises and performs military action involving the use of electromagnetic energy to determine, exploit, reduce, or prevent hostile use of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Duties for MOS 29E at each skill level are:

MOSC 29E1O. (Personnel Only). MOS used to identify Soldiers accessed into MOS 29E (Non-prior Service (NPS) and In-service (IS)) prior to obtaining grade SGT.

MOSC 29E2O. Provides technical assistance to supported units. Maintains and assists in developing the Electronic Warfare Staff Estimate. Oversees EW Pre-combat Inspections/Pre-combat checks. Serves as the EW Master Trainer. Assists and coordinates with the S2 on Electronic Preparation of the Battlefield (EPB). Coordinates with the S6 for spectrum deconfliction. Disseminates Common Operating Picture (COP) and EW information.

MOSC 29E3O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill level and provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Prepares and coordinates the Electronic Warfare appendix to the operations order. Develops EW input to Targeting Products. Participates in Targeting meetings. Analyzes relevant situation and predicts needs. Assesses EW risks and vulnerabilities and recommends countermeasures. Assesses friendly capabilities and missions in EW terms. Determines Electronic Protection requirements. Briefs friendly EW plan and vulnerabilities for each COA.

MOSC 29E4O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill level, provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers, and serves as the principal enlisted assistant to commanders and as a staff NCO for major commands at brigade level or higher. Directs unit EW training and provides technical advice and assistance to commanders. Develops and executes EW policies and procedures for supported organizations. Coordinates external EW support mission requirements. Integrates EW operations into MDMP.

MOSC 29E50. Performs duties shown in preceding skill level, provides guidance to subordinate Soldiers, and serves as the principal enlisted assistant to commanders and as a staff NCO for major commands at the Division level and higher. Supervises and synchronizes EW personnel and operations within the force. Develops plans to use resources and determines priorities and overall training requirements. Reviews and identifies intelligence requirements and products. Advises during the Staff Estimate for electronic deception.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 29E:

(1) Normal Color vision.
(2) Soldier must been in the grade of SGT or above with less that 10 years in service (Active Component Only). (This requirement is waived for the first 36 months from establishment of this MOS).
(3) Service Remaining Requirement (SRR) is 3 years for reclassification into MOS effective for all service contracts written on and after 1 October 2009 under the provisions of AR 614-200, chapter 4.
(4) Civilian/military education.
(a) A Soldier must be a high school graduate or equivalent and completed high school algebra course or equivalent.
(b) In-service accession Soldiers must have successfully completed the Warrior Leader Course.
(5) A Soldier must meet a security eligibility of SECRET and be eligible to receive a TOP SECRET (TS) and Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI).
(6) No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence or medical records that would prevent the granting of a security eligibility under AR 380-67 (para 3.401.a).

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 29E:

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Article Last Modified: February 17, 2011

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