The Bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer handles the maintenance and repair of the M2/M3, A2/A3 Bradley fighting vehicle, the M6 Bradley linebacker air defense vehicle and the M-7 Bradley fire support team vehicle.
- Perform maintenance on gas particulate systems, vehicular mounted armament and associated fire control systems
- Diagnose and troubleshoot malfunctions and perform maintenance and onboard direct support tasks on the Bradley fighting vehicle suspension and steering systems
- Perform maintenance on fire extinguisher and suppression 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 a bradley fighting vehicle system maintainer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training and 12 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instructions. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and part in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Engine repair and tune up
- Troubleshoot mechanical and electrical problems
- Repair and replace body panels, fenders, power packs, weapons systems and radiators
- Interest in auto mechanics and the industrial arts
- Troubleshooting and repairing mechanical problems
- Interest in automotive engines and how they work
- Enjoy physical work
Required ASVAB Score(s)
Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 99
Mechanical Maintenance (MM) : 88, General Technical (GT) : 92