The modern battlefield is something which is unrecognizable since the days of the civil war even. Everything has gone high tech. It is now even possible to fly into a battle zone without any pilots being in danger. The unmanned aircraft used by the United States Army are the most advanced in the world. They are used in a variety of different applications and it is always important that the aircraft are kept airworthy.
What You Will Do
You will put your technical skills to use when you work on the different systems necessary to keep the unmanned aircraft aloft as well as to make sure that there is constant communication between the ground and the aircraft. You will be in charge of installing new software into the aircraft as well as making sure that regular maintenance is kept up with so that the aircraft will spend less time in the hangar and more time in operations.
In order to prepare you for your future, you will go through extensive training. After you go through basic training, you will go through 19 weeks of advanced training. You will be taught how to work on the different systems the aircraft use as well as to make sure that you understand what will be expected of you should you be caught in a war zone. Click on the link above to find outr even more about this rewarding career field.