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Air Force Enlisted Job Descriptions



Specialty Summary. Performs and manages intelligence activities and functions including developing, evaluating, and providing intelligence information. Related DoD Occupational Subgroup: 243.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Conducts intelligence training. Instructs aircrews on collecting and reporting requirements and procedures; matters such as evasion, recovery, and code of conduct; recognition techniques; and assessing offensive and defensive weapon system capabilities. Prepares mission reports. Conducts intelligence debriefings of US and allied military personnel involved in combat operations.

Prepares, maintains, and presents intelligence displays, reports, and briefings. Produces all-source intelligence, situation estimates, order-of-battle studies, and other intelligence reports and studies.

Performs geo-locational mensuration functions. Maintains and uses geospatial databases, target materials, imagery, and other intelligence products. Extracts coordinates and positional relationships from digital database systems and nonautomated stereo-photographic models. Identifies and establishes unit requirements for intelligence reference materials. Maintains intelligence reference files, automated intelligence databases, and target materials data logs. Prepares target materials. Performs targeting, weaponry, and damage assessment functions. Uses automated and non-automated systems applications.

Develops mission planning and execution support materials. Assembles maps, charts, and target materials. Prepares strip charts and annotates navigational information. Collates intelligence and operations materials, and assembles final product for mission briefing, study, and use.

Compiles, segregates, evaluates, researches, interprets, analyzes, and disseminates intelligence information. Analyzes intelligence to support operations and targeting. Uses intelligence automated data systems to store, retrieve, display, and report intelligence information. Establishes intelligence collection requirements.

Specialty Qualifications:

Knowledge. Knowledge is mandatory of: intelligence organizations and systems; collection and reporting systems, procedures, and methods; intelligence information sources; techniques of identifying, collating, evaluating, and analyzing information; geographical and cultural aspects of foreign countries; military capabilities of potential enemy offensive and defensive weapon systems; special operations; procedures for acquiring, updating, and maintaining intelligence documents, maps, and charts; map and chart use techniques; graphic, oral, and written intelligence information presentation; target planning and materials; target folder construction techniques; capabilities and application of automated data handling and management systems; security classification marking and control; US sensor systems, regional physical characteristics relative to radar significance; methods of verifying target intelligence information derived from imagery; basic electromagnetic theory; computerized systems supporting target intelligence and mission planning systems; digital terrain and feature data based; and principles of precise positioning systems and targeting and weaponeering.

Education. For entry into this specialty, completion of high school or General Educational Development equivalency, with courses in speech, journalism, geography, modern world history, statistics, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry is desirable.

Training. For award of AFSC 1N031, completion of a basic operations intelligence course is mandatory.

Experience. The following experience is mandatory for award of AFSC indicated: (Note: See Explanation of Air Force Specialty Codes).

    1N051. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1N031. Also, experience in functions such as preparing intelligence reports and correspondence; computing and plotting information from maps and charts; developing and maintaining target materials; or collating and evaluating intelligence information.

    1N071. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1N051. Also, experience performing functions such as preparing mission folders and participating in mission planning.

    1N091. Qualification in and possession of AFSC 1N071. Also, experience managing activities within the intelligence process; preparing and providing intelligence support to operations, exercises, or simulations; or producing analytical studies.

Other. The following are mandatory as indicated:

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