Radar and sonar system repairers troubleshoot and repair radar and associated equipment assemblies, subassemblies, or modular and circuit elements, using test equipment to isolate and fix malfunctions. Radar and sonar system repairers in the Military monitor sophisticated equipment, typically in security-controlled areas, to ensure that the equipment utilized by service members is in perfect working order.
Radar and sonar system repairers usually work in repair shops and laboratories on land or aboard ships.
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Radar and Sonar System Repairers in the Military
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People in this career achieve this level of education.
All enlisted service members complete basic military training, which includes time spent in a classroom and in the field, and covers tactical and survival skills, physical training, military life and customs, and weapons training. Job training for radar and sonar system repairers consists of classroom and on-the-job instruction, including practice in repairing radar and sonar systems. Training content may include: Application of mechanical, electronic, and electrical principlesMaintenance and repair proceduresLine installation and wiring techniquesUse of electronic test equipmentCommunication security (COMSEC) policies and proceduresComputer networks, hardware, and softwareRepair and replacement of radar equipmentOperating multi-channel transmission equipment and diagnostic equipmentRead More
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