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6656 — Special Weapons Systems Mechanic

This occupation includes jobs that involve examining, disassembling, repairing, modifying, assembling, calibrating, and testing various types of advanced weapons systems and components; reconditioning and repairing weapon skin sections such as airframes and fins; and maintaining special handling equipment and containers. Weapon components include such items as motor generators, hydrostats, differential switches, accelerometer gauges, control boxes, fusing components, batteries, radar, etc. The work requires knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic, mechanical, electrical, and electronic systems and circuitry, and of radioactive, explosive, electrical, and other hazards unique to advanced weapons.