Redeye Gunner

Operate Redeye Guided Missile Weapon System to destroy enemy aircraft.
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What do Redeye Gunners do?

Operates and fires Redeye Guided Missile Weapon System to destroy low flying enemy aircraft: Observes low flying enemy aircraft or receives radar information concerning low flying aircraft. Visually identifies aircraft detected. Evaluates enemy threat, and establishes priority of engagement. Notifies superior of target. Presses switches, upon order, to activate automatic tracking system and fires missile at target. Confers with supervisor, using radio to transmit results of firing. Selects appropriate primary and alternate positions for Redeye employment, considering capabilities and limitations of weapon, friendly troop location and situation in area to be defended, and probable aircraft tactics and directions of attack.

Should I be a Redeye Gunner?

You should have a high school degree or higher and share these traits:
  • Trustworthy: You are known for your personal integrity and honesty.
  • Detail Oriented: You pay close attention to all the little details.
  • Team Player: You're able to listen, communicate, and work with tons of different people.

  • Also known as: Gunner's Mate, Low Altitude Air Defense (Laad) Gunner, Machine Gunner

    How to become a Redeye Gunner

    Redeye Gunners generally graduate from high school and get on-the-job training. Think about earning a Certificate or Associate’s degree to increase your chances of finding a good job. Check out these schools offering Redeye Gunner-related education!
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