The United States Army requires radar for many different applications. These include communication as well as detection. It is imperative these radar systems work properly at all times. The job of the radar repairer is to make sure all radar systems are working properly at all times. This will help to maintain contact with the rest of the unit to direct attacks and to decipher when there is a threat approaching.
A big part of your job will be working with the technical systems necessary for the radar to operate properly. This education is something many people have to spend thousands of dollars in order to obtain. You will learn what you need to know through a 45 week intensive advanced training school. You will learn in the classroom as well as through hands-on techniques.
Protecting Fellow Soldiers
Because the radar plays such an integral role to the unit, your job will help to make sure proper communication is open as well as making sure all incoming threats will be detected and dealt with. Through the use of the properly working radars troops will be instructed where to go and how to proceed.
Like any other specialist, you will have the chance at leadership within your unit. This usually means you will advance to a level where you are training others. A specialized position allows the individual to develop their expertise rather than having to worry about rank advancements. You will be rewarded with increases in pay instead.