The 15W Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operators (UAV) are key to providing Army Leaders with critical intelligence during combat operations. The 15W UAV Operators are remote pilots of unmanned observation aircraft, who collect and analyze information for Military Intelligence teams.
The UAV operator supervises or operates the UAV, such as the Army’s Shadow Unmanned Aerial Vehicle, to include mission planning, mission sensor/payload operations, launching, remotely piloting, and recovering the aerial vehicle.
In order to enlist as a 15W, applicants need to meet the following qualifications:
Job training for an unmanned aircraft systems operator requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and over 23 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
MSG Washington has served within the ranks of the United States Army since June of 2001. With ten years of recruiting experience, he is an expert on Recruiting Operations, who willingly assists applicants across the Country with their enlistment process.