U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics
Standard Occupational Classification
The information on this page relates to the 2010 SOC, please see the 2000 SOC System for information on the previous version of the SOC.
55-1014 Artillery and Missile Officers
Manage personnel and weapons operations to destroy enemy positions, aircraft, and vessels. Duties include planning, targeting, and coordinating the tactical deployment of field artillery and air defense artillery missile systems units; directing the establishment and operation of fire control communications systems; targeting and launching intercontinental ballistic missiles; directing the storage and handling of nuclear munitions and components; overseeing security of weapons storage and launch facilities; and managing maintenance of weapons systems.
Illustrative examples: Air Defense Artillery Officer,
Naval Surface Fire Support Planner,
Targeting Acquisition Officer
Broad Occupation: 55-1010 Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders
Minor Group: 55-1000 Military Officer Special and Tactical Operations Leaders
Major Group: 55-0000 Military Specific Occupations
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Last Modified Date: March 11, 2010