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Ballistics Laboratory Gunsmith

Operate metalworking machines that repair or alter guns and gun parts.

What does a Ballistics Laboratory Gunsmith do?

Sets up and operates variety of metalworking machines to repair and alter guns and gun parts, and develops designs for special devices used in testing small arms ammunition: Develops designs and fabricates gauges, reamers, holding fixtures, and testing equipment, such as gun-holding and target-changing devices, cartridge-slicing fixtures, and special test barrels. May measure velocity of projectiles [CHRONOGRAPH OPERATOR].