ENLISTED

REMOTELY PILOTED AIRCRAFT (RPA) SENSOR OPERATOR

MANNING UNMANNED AIRCRAFT

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As our country’s preeminent air defense, a lot of what we do, from surveillance to weapons, happens in the skies. Providing our forces with the intelligence they need, Remotely Piloted Aircraft (RPA) Sensor Operators play an integral role in helping forces know what actions to take. Utilizing state-of-the-art equipment, these highly trained experts perform surveillance and reconnaissance and provide close air support and real-time battle damage assessment, playing a vital role in ensuring our missions succeed.

QUALIFICATIONS SUMMARY

  • MINIMUM EDUCATION

    High school diploma, GED with 15 college credits, or GED

  • ASVAB REQUIREMENTS

    General; Electronics

  • QUALIFICATIONS

    • Flight experience is beneficial and desired, but not required
    • Normal color vision
    • Completion of a current Single Scope Background Investigation (SSBI)
    • Completion of 8.5 weeks of Basic Military Training
    • Must be between the ages of 17 and 39

TRAINING & EDUCATION

How do we transform you from a raw recruit to an expert Airman in this field? From hands-on experience to college credit toward a degree, the path begins here.

  • BASIC MILITARY TRAINING

    8.5 weeks

  • TECHNICAL TRAINING

    31 days

  • TECH SCHOOL LOCATION

    Lackland AFB, TX Randolph AFB TX

  • STATUS UPON COMPLETION

    Enlisted Airman with credits earned towards Air and Space Operations Technology

TAKE A BREAK

Flights and 30-days vacation with pay each year.

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