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15X -- AH-64A Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer

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Basic Job Description

The AH-64A Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer is primarily responsible for performing maintenance on the electrical, electronic, mechanical and pneudraulics systems associated with the AH-64A Apache helicopter.

Duties performed by Soldiers in this MOS include:

  • Diagnose, troubleshoot and repair malfunctions in the AH-64A armament, electrical and avionic systems and components
  • Perform operational and preventive checks on aircraft flight controls, stabilization systems, avionics and controlled cryptographic equipment
  • Perform ammunition loading/unloading and weapon subsystems configuration changes for all AH-64A fire control systems
  • Maintain facilities for storage of weapons, ammunition, and weapons’ cleaning equipment and supplies

Training Information

Job training for an AH-64A Armament/Electrical/Avionic Systems Repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 21 weeks and two days of Advanced Individual Training, including on-the-job instruction and practice in repairing electrical systems. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Electrical theory
  • Troubleshooting procedures
  • Soldering techniques
  • Electrical system maintenance

ASVAB Score Required: 102 in aptitude area MM: 98 in aptitude area EL

Security Clearance: None

Strength Requirement: very heavy.

Physical Profile Requirement: 222222

Other Requirements

  • Normal color vision required
  • History of alcohol or drug abuse is disqualifying
  • Experimental use of Marijuana after age 18 is disqualifying
  • Documented instance of the use, sale, transfer, possession, or manufacture of any narcotic or other controlled substance or dangerous drug is disqualifying

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  • The skills you learn will help prepare you for a career with airlines, aircraft maintenance firms, aircraft manufacturers or other organizations that might have fleets of airplanes or helicopters.
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