Minimum Education Requirement:
High school diploma or GED with 15 college credits
A pilot locks on a target, arms a missile, fires and completes his mission. None of that could happen without highly trained Aircraft Armament Systems specialists. From testing and evaluating new weapons systems to inspecting, repairing and loading ordnance, these specialists make sure that when a pilot pulls the trigger, the right thing happens. And since the Air Force has bases and planes around the world, a role in this career can take you almost anywhere.
After eight-and-a-half weeks of Basic Military Training, every Airman goes to technical training to learn their career. Here's the basic information about Aircraft Armament Systems technical training:
School location: Sheppard AFB [TX]
Length of course: 45 – 86 days (varies)
College degree earned: Aircraft Armament Systems Technology
College credits earned: 16–28 (varies)