The Navy is able to track its men, aircraft, vessels and equipment accurately and it allows them to perform the many different missions that the Navy faces every day. The Navy uses their Station Ground Analyst specialists to be able to coordinated their assets and perform the many missions that they face. Serving as a Navy Ground Station Analyst is a job that requires a detail-oriented person someone that is able to handle a multitude of details and do so accurately.
The Navy Ground Station and Radar specialist is the person that uses advanced and sophisticated tracking and radar equipment, acting as a team to track and maintain operations in support of the Navy mission.
Ground Station operator you will perform monitoring early warning defense and air defense systems, analyzing images and radar data. You will also work with sending and receiving communications and messages using electronic communications systems and radios. You will work on equipment and operate radar equipment in simulated battle conditions, as well as classroom training on various radar topics and skills. You will use state of the Art radar equipment to monitor movement and to help forecast coming weather systems. The Navy Ground Station Analyst is the person that is responsible primarily to use radar and is tasked with locating, detecting and keeping track of ground and surface targets, ships, personnel, vehicles, vessels, aircraft and missiles. If you are detail oriented, good at mathematics, and have an interest in electronic equipment then this could be the job you are well suited for. You will work to set up equipment for radar detection of artillery and missile weapons fire, recording and plotting data on charts and plotting boards, and working with the latest in radar equipment.
You will be taught how to identify various aircraft, missiles and sips, how to record and compare the records, and how to compute and determine the direction, speed of travel, and other technical factors. Training to become a Navy Ground Station Analyst requires that you first attend basic training for 9 weeks where you will learn how to become a Navy enlisted seaman. You will then attend training to learn how to use Radar and other Ground station equipment, and learn how to deal with various electronics and radar equipment.