Sound Ranging Crewmember

Operate sound ranging equipment to detect location of enemy artillery fire.
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What do Sound Ranging Crewmembers do?

Operates sound ranging equipment to detect location of enemy artillery fire during combat or training, serving as member of sound ranging crew: Patrols area and selects operating site. Deploys and positions sound detection equipment and monitors equipment to detect sounds of enemy artillery fire. Records sound data and computes location of enemy artillery. Notifies friendly artillery unit, using radio, of direction and location of enemy artillery.

Should I be a Sound Ranging Crewmember?

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

  • Also known as: Soldier

    How to become a Sound Ranging Crewmember

    Sound Ranging Crewmembers 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 Sound Ranging Crewmember-related education!
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