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Army Training -- MOS 35D -- Air Traffic Control Equipment Repairer


Initial Training Overview:

Training for this MOS consists of nine weeks of Basic Training, followed by 37 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Gordon, Georgia. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Additional Training Information:

Specific formal training opportunities for this MOS, including advanced training courses available at specific points of the soldier's career, can be found on the Army Training Requirements and Resources System (ATRRS) Web Site.


During Basic Training and Advanced Individual Training (AIT), the Army limits a soldier's personal freedom, using a "Phase System," which grants increased freedom, based upon phase of training. For details, see Army Training Phase Restrictions.

Training Details:

Tactical radar system, NAVAIDS and communications control systems, audio recorders, receivers and transmitters; associated test equipment; techniques for alignment, adjustment, testing and troubleshooting, testing instruments, navigational controls and simulators using electronic and electrical test equipment, reading technical diagrams and manuals in order to locate, isolate and repair instrument parts, replacing equipment parts such as resistors, switches and circuit boards, performing quality control measures, installing and adjusting air traffic control communications and navigation aids systems, maintaining air traffic control systems, and maintaining technical manuals and instructional materials for the repair of air traffic control communication systems.

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