The electronic warfare officer is the principal staff officer responsible for cyber protection and integration.
This officer is responsible for conducting and coordinating electronic attacks, facilitating electronic protection, and providing electronic warfare support.
- Planning and execution of electronic warfare operations
- Coordinating the attachment of specialized electronic warfare teams
- Deny, disrupt, deceive, degrade, or destroy enemy electronic warfare capabilities
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 electronic warfare officer requires completing the Electronic Warfare Officer Qualification Course. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.
Some of the skills you’ll learn are:
- Radio wave theory
- Planning and execution of Electronic Warfare operations
- Determining proper frequencies