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Multiple Launch Rocket System (MLRS) Repairer Details


OVERVIEW
As an essential member of the Army's weapons maintenance team, the multiple launch rocket system repairer supervises and performs maintenance on various rocket systems, including the Multiple Launch Rocket System, the High Mobility Artillery Rocket System and the self-propelled launcher-loader.

JOB DUTIES
  • Troubleshoot electrical, mechanical assemblies, modules and interconnecting cables to isolate malfunction
  • Perform unit maintenance on system peculiar test, training and ancillary equipment
  • Assist in fault isolating launcher-loader module electronic modules and assemblies
  • Replace or repair electrical, hydraulic and mechanical assemblies, modules and cables


TRAINING
Ten weeks of Basic Combat Training and 24 weeks of Advanced Individual Training. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field with on-the-job instructions.

Advanced Individual Training: 24 weeks, Fort Lee, VA

Some of the skills you'll learn are:
  • Principles of electronics and mechanics
  • Operating electronic, electrical and mechanical test equipment
  • Understanding schematics, drawings, blueprints and wiring diagrams
  • Operating, testing and maintaining weapons systems


HELPFUL SKILLS
  • Interest in mathematics, science, and electronic or electrical equipment
  • High attention to detail
  • Interest in working with weapons


REQUIRED ASVAB SCORE(S)
Electronics (EL): 93

WARRANT OFFICER TRACK
948D Electronic Missile Systems Maintenance Warrant Officer

FUTURE CIVILIAN CAREERS
The weapons repair skills you learn will help you find a career at companies that design, build and test weapons systems for the military. The same skills may also prepare you for a future as an electronics mechanic, avionics technician or missile facilities repairer.

Through your extensive Army training, experience and some additional study, you may be able to qualify for Electronics Technician Association certification.