Air Defense Enhanced Early Warning System Operator (14H) Military Occupational Specialties (MOS)


The air defense enhanced early warning system operators supervise PATRIOT air defense units and air defense activities that engage in liaison functions. Their teams are used to neutralize air targets and are an important part of the Army’s space defense system.

Job Duties

  • Perform march orders, emplacements, initializations and system maintenance on air/missile defense planning control systems
  • Evaluate tactical electronic intelligence data for operations in a joint network
  • Perform data connectivity between various networks and communication systems


Those who want to serve must first take the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery, a series of tests that helps you better understand your strengths and identify which Army jobs are best for you.


Job training for an air defense enhanced early warning system operators requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and nearly 10 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field under simulated combat conditions.

Helpful Skills

  • Interest in mathematics
  • Physically and mentally fit to perform under pressure
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Interest in missile and rocket operations
  • Capable of working as a team member

Required ASVAB Score(s)

General Technical (GT) : 98, Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 99