Occupational Report. Navigator Utilization Field, AFSC 12XXX.
AIR FORCE OCCUPATIONAL MEASUREMENT SQUADRON RANDOLPH AFB TX
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This is an occupational report of the Navigator utilization field, Air Force Specialty Code AFSC 12XXX. Copies of this are distributed to the Air Force Functional Manager, the operations training locations, all major using commands, and other interested operations and training officials. 1. Study Overview The Navigator utilization field was studied to better understand the work performed by AFSC l2XXX personnel within the different weapon systems which exist within the Air Force inventory. This analysis was conducted in order to develop information to be used by prospective navigator trainees when seeking to determine which navigator job they would like to pursue. 2. Specialty Jobs The Navigator utilization field is separated into two main divisions navigators sometimes referred to as Weapon Systems Operators or WSOs and Electronic Warfare Officers EWOs. Numerous subsets of jobs for navigators and EWOs exist within these two distinct divisions. Subsequently, navigator training is separated into two major training pipelines AirliftTanker navigator and EWO training performed at Randolph AFB, and FighterBomber navigator training conducted at Naval Air Station NAS Pensacola. Each initial flying job and the respective training pipeline is described within this report. No gender exclusion exists within either training pipeline for navigators.
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