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Fighter Combat Systems Officer

Overview: Fighter Combat Systems Officers control the weapons, navigation and electronic warfare systems on the amazing fighter aircraft of the Air Force Reserve, and are responsible for much of mission planning, preparation, training and monitoring. 

Position: Officer

AFSC: 12FX

Specific Tasks: 

  • Plans and prepares for mission, including tasking, intelligence and weather information
  • Operates available navigation systems
  • Conducts or supervises training of crewmembers
  • Develops plans and policies, monitors operations and advises commanders

Requirements: 

  • Bachelor’s Degree; an undergraduate degree specializing in physical sciences, mathematics, administration or management is desirable
  • Commission as an officer in the Air Force Reserve
  • Eligibility for a Top Secret security clearance

Training: 

  • For those without a prior military service commission, successful completion of the eight-week Officer Training School at Maxwell AFB, AL is required
  • Completion of Air Force Specialized Undergraduate Navigator Training (SUNT) or Undergraduate CSO Training

For more information on how to attend Undergraduate Flying Training, please download the Undergraduate Flying Training Guidebook