Heavy Weapons Noncommissioned Officer (812) Enlisted Personnel

Supervises activities of a heavy weapons unit, comprising heavy (.30 and .50 caliber) machine guns and heavy (81-mm and 4.2-inch) mortars to provide fire power in support of other tactical units in attack and defense.
Selects positions for weapons, taking advantage of cover and concealment. Furnishes firing data such as range and deflection. Deploys unit as the tactical situation demands.
Must be familiar with firing problems in difficult terrain. Must be capable of rapidly and accurately estimating range and angle of fire. Must be familiar with use of compass, map, reading, and range computation from firing table.

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