Dealing with a career in the Army as a Multiple Launch Rocket specialist can be a challenge. You will be one of the personnel serving on the front lines in Army combat. Serving in this career puts you on the front lines in combat, supporting tank and infantry units in the field. You will help perform duties of a MLRS data and tactical missile specialist, and work to function with the firing data to fire missiles and weapons in the MLRS system.
You will learn battle strategy and artillery tactics, plotting and navigation using charts and maps, operating and using communication systems that are unique to the MLRS system. Crewmembers on the MLRS system are involved in precise orders and keeping detailed records, and performing in stressful situations. Working in the Army as a Multiple Rocket Fire Direction specialist you will be asked to: record firing data using voice radio and fire direction systems, transmitting and collecting data in real time, recording and keeping track of firing positions, mission reports and ammunition used and other missile operations, plotting intelligence data and gathering information, aiming and plotting various points of fire using charts and maps, and operating the MLRS system under orders and by direction. If you have an interest in cannon or rocket operations, and like working under challenging and difficult situations then you may be well qualified for this Army skill specialty. You will be taught a variety of skill sets and information that will assist you in doing your job. You are required to have normal color vision and normal hearing for this career. If you are in top mental and physical condition then you will excel at this position. In Army technical advanced training, you will study for seven weeks in both live simulated fire exercise scenes and in the classroom. and learn how to calculate targets manually and electronically for the MLRS system.
If you work well with detailed information, and perform well under stressful situations, and if you are good with mathematics and calculating formulas swiftly, then this may be an ideal job area for you. Candidates for this career should be level headed, and mature, it is a job that takes a lot of advanced responsibility, and the ability to think clearly, and react swiftly to trigger events.