MOS 35G—Imagery Analyst

Qualifications for initial award of MOS 35G, Imagery Analyst:

PULHES: 222211
Physical Demands Rating: medium
Required ASVAB Score: ST: 101
Enlistment Bonus: None
Security Clearance: TS SCI
U.S. Citizenship: Required
AIT Length / Location: 21 weeks at Ft Huachuca, Arizona
Other Requirements

Imagery Analyst (MOS 35G) Description / Major Duties:

The imagery analyst exploits imagery and geo-spatial data from satellite and airborne systems in support of military operations. Plans and recommends the use of imaging sensors for reconnaissance and surveillance missions.

Duties for MOS 35G at each skill level are:

MOSC 35G1O. Produce intelligence by studying and exploiting imagery to include visible, infrared and radar, both fixed and Moving Target Indicator (MTI) and geo spatial data. Identify conventional and unconventional military installations, facilities, weapon systems, Orders of Battle (OB), military equipment and defenses. Identify lines of communications (LOC) and industrial facilities. Determine precise location and dimensions of objects. Conduct physical Battle Damage Assessment (BDA). Prepares imagery analysis reports and fused geo spatial products.

MOSC 35G2O. Perform duties shown in preceding skill level to include intelligence analysis. Provide guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Identify avenues of approach. Conduct functional BDA analysis. Determine National Imagery Interpretation Rating Scale (NIIRS) of imagery. Prepares detailed free text narrative and topical imagery intelligence products and reports.

MOSC 35G3O. Perform duties shown in preceding skill level to include quality control. Provide guidance to subordinate Soldiers. Performs target system assessment in support of the targeting process, exploits spectral imagery, analyzes research development and weapons proliferation activities, produces Advanced Geospatial Intelligence products Evaluates communications architecture to support imagery intelligence operations. Support Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance (ISR) operations.

MOSC 35G4O. Performs duties shown in preceding skill levels and manages the tasking, production and dissemination of imagery and geospatial intelligence. Implement the imagery/geospatial communications architecture. Perform duties as the ISR manager.

Other Requirements for Award of MOS 35G:

(1) Normal color vision.
(2) Distance vision correctable to 20/20 standard Snellen and normal stereoscopic acuity (depth perception), with or without correction, administered on the Armed Forces Vision Test (AFVT) or on the TITMUS.
(3) Pass hearing acuity test on audiometer. Sound amplitude must not exceed 15 decibels at frequencies 250, 500, 1000, 2000 Hz, or not more than 30 db, with no individual level greater than 35 db at these frequencies, and level not more than 55 db at 4000 Hz; or audiometer level 30 db at 5000 Hz, 25 db at 1000 and 2000 Hz and 35 db at 4000 Hz in better ear (poorer ear may be deaf).
(4) The Soldier must meet TOP SECRET (TS) Sensitive Compartmented Information (SCI) access eligibility requirements to be awarded this MOS. To begin training interim TS with SCI access granted from the Central Clearance Facility (CCF) meets this requirement.
(5) MOS closed for reclassification at SFC, except for those Soldiers within CMF 35.
(6) Successfully completed (and be able to show proof of credit by official copy of transcript) 1 year of high school algebra or geometry.
(7) Never been a member of the U.S. Peace Corps, except as specified in AR 614-200, (para 3-2).
(8) No information in military personnel, Provost Marshal, intelligence, or medical record that would prevent the granting of a security eligibility under AR 380-67 (para 3.401.a).
(9) No record of conviction by court-martial.
(10) No record of conviction by a civil court for any offense other than minor traffic violations.
(11) Soldier and spouse must not have immediate family members who reside in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be common practice, either against--
(a) Persons accused of acting in the interest of the United States or
(b) The relatives of such persons to whom they may reasonably be considered to be bound by ties of affection, kinship, or obligation. Immediate family for Soldier and spouse includes both blood and step-: parents, spouse, children, sisters, brothers, any other sole living blood relative, or a person in loco parentis per AR 600-8-10.
(12) Have neither commercial nor vested interest in a country within whose boundaries physical or mental coercion is known to be a common practice against persons acting in the interest of the U.S. This requirement applies to the Soldier's spouse as well.
(13) Be advised that due to the nature of training and assignments, temporary restrictions may be place on foreign travel both during and after the term of service.
(14) Meet career management and development criteria contained in AR 614-200 and DA Pam 351-4.
(15) Formal training (completion of MOS 35G course conducted under the auspices of the USAIC&FH, Ft Huachuca, AZ) mandatory or meet the ACASP criteria per paragraphs (a) thru (d) below.
(a) Be eligible for TOP SECRET security eligibility and SCI access under AR 380-67.
(b) Meet additional requirements for MOS under AR 614-200.
(c) Have near vision correctable to approximately 20/20 standard Snellen, distant vision correctable to 20/20 standard Snellen, normal stereoscopic acuity, with or without correction (tested on stereoscopic instrument).
(d) Have 2 years experience or combination of formal training and experience totaling 2 years as topographic surveyor, topographic draftsman, photogrammetrist, geologist, cartographic aide, or aerial photography interpreter. Successful completion of one year of high school algebra or geometry (must show proof of credit by official transcript).

Additional Skill Identifiers for MOS 35G:

P5—Master Fitness Trainer.
S5—Community Imagery Analysis Course (CIAC).
J4—MASINT Collection and Analyst Course (skill level 2-4 only).
T6—Tactical Exploitation Systems (TES).
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).
4A—Reclassification Training.
5W—Jumpmaster (personnel only).
6T—Military Auditor (Reserve Component personnel only).
8P—Competitive Parachutist (skill level 2-4 personnel only).

Article Last Modified: May 10, 2011

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