Multiple Launch Rocket System Specialist























Multiple Launch
Rocket System Specialist



13P
– Multiple Launch Rocket System Automated
Tactical Data Systems Specialist













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Duty
Army
Reserve









Closed
to Women
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Major duties. The multiple launch rocket
system operations/fire direction specialist

leads, supervises, or serves as a member
of a MLRS fire direction center or firing
platoon headquarters.


(1) Skill Level 1. Records and transmits
firing data using the fire direction
system and voice radio. Operates fire
direction systems, Platoon Leaders Digital
Message Device, and Multiple Launch
Rocket System communications equipment.
Participates in gathering of operations
and intelligence data. Plots using fire
capability charts and friendly and enemy
situation maps. Records ammunition expenditure,
equipment serviceability, situation,
firing point, target, and mission reports.
Drives section vehicles, performs operator/crew
maintenance on section vehicles, generators,
and equipment. Aids in collection and
transmission of data. Installs, maintains,
and operates radio wire communications,
digital communications devices, and
secure voice equipment.


(2) Skill Level 2. Assists in leading
and directing fire direction personnel.
Leads MOS 13P soldiers in MLRS Platoon
FDC. Plots information using firing
capabilities chart, friendly and enemy
situation maps. Operates fire direction
systems, platoon leaders digital message
device, and multiple launch rocket system
communications equipment. Converts fire
orders to fire command.


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(3) Skill Level 3. The multiple launch rocket system specialist leads and instructs
personnel in techniques and procedures
in computation of firing data. Leads
and instructs the operation of the FDS,
AFATDS, and MLRS communications equipment.
Leads personnel in MLRS Battery FDC.
Maintains fire capability charts, and
friendly and enemy situation maps. Maintains
ammunition accountability, equipment
serviceability, situation, firing point,
target, and mission reports. Supervises
operator/crew maintenance on section
vehicles, generators, and equipment.


(4) Skill Level 4. Supervises operations
of FDC to ensure proper computations,
plotting of targets and issuance of
fire commands. Plans and organizes work
schedules and assigns duties to fire
direction personnel. Instructs and supervises
personnel in techniques and procedures
in computation of firing data. Reviews,
consolidates, and prepares technical,
personnel, and administrative reports
covering fire direction activities.
Supervises the operation and maintenance
of equipment in a MLRS Battalion FDC/Opera
tions section. Leads and instructs in
techniques and procedures in computation
of firing data. Leads and instructs
FDC personnel in tactical fire control
of a MLRS Battalion.

Physical demands ratings and qualifications
for the initial award of MOS. MLRS/LANCE
operations/fire direction specialist
must possess the following qualifications:


(1) A physical demands rating of heavy.


(2) A physical profile of 222221.


(3) Color discrimination of red/green.


(4) A minimum score of 100 in aptitude
area FA.


(5) A Security Clearance of SECRET.


(6) A U.S. citizen.


(7) Formal training under auspices
of USAFAS is mandatory to qualify for
award of the MOS.


NOTE: This job closed to women.


Additional skill identifiers for a multiple launch rocket system specialist:


(1) P5–Master Fitness Trainer.


(2) Yl–Transition.


(3) 2S–Battle Staff Operations (skill
level 3 and above).


(4) 4A–Reclassification Training.