Defensive Fire Control Systems Operator

Detect, evade and destroy airborne threat during combat or training.

What does a Defensive Fire Control Systems Operator do?

Operates inflight fire control system to detect intrusion of enemy aerial vehicles and to evade or destroy airborne threat during combat or training: Observes radar scope to detect blips indicative of aerial vehicles. Identifies vehicles following manual procedures. Notifies superior of presence of enemy aircraft, missile, or other aerial vehicle. Presses buttons as directed by superior to activate automatic tracking system and to automatically fire weapons and infrared missile launcher to destroy enemy or simulated threat. Diagnoses equipment malfunction. Replaces defective parts and wiring and adjusts mechanical parts.