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MOS 15K - Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor Email This Story Print This Story

15K Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor NA
  Enlisted/Officer/Active Duty/Army Reserve  

(The Army recently changed this MOS from 68J to 15J.) The aircraft electrician team bears the responsibility of making sure that the electrical systems on airplanes and helicopters remain in a state of repair and readiness. The aircraft components repair supervisor supervises aviation unit, intermediate and depot maintenance on aircraft components, aviation communications and other electronic/electrical systems associated with Army aircraft.


  • Minimum score in aptitude area--N/A.

  • A physical demands rating NA

  • Normal color vision

  • Formal training (completion of a resident MOS 68B, 68D, 68F, 68G, 68H or 68N course conducted under the auspices of the U.S. Army Aviation School or meeting the Army Civilian Acquired Skills Program (ACASP) criteria listed in AR 601-210 for one of the above feeder MOS) mandatory. Waivers for formal training or ACASP criteria must be submitted to Cdr, USAAVNC, ATTN: ATZQ-AP, Ft Rucker, AL 36362-5000 for approval.

  • Alcohol and drug abuse as defined below will disqualify any soldier or potential enlistee from this MOS


  • To supervising aircraft component and avionics repair and technical inspection

  • To determine resources that will be needed (man-hours, personnel, parts and facilities needed to repair aircraft components), avionics and associated equipment

  • To plan work areas (aircraft maintenance areas, component and avionics repair shops and facilities)

  • To instruct soldiers in aircraft component and avionics repair, and proper technical inspection techniques and procedures

  • To maintaining supply economy and discipline

  • To supervise the component and avionics repair technical training program


  • Nine weeks of basic training

  • 25 weeks of Advanced Individual Training (AIT) at Fort Eustis, Virginia, including practice in repairing electrical systems. (Note: Exact length of training depends on weapons system assigned to the soldier's duty station). (Part of this time is spent in a classroom and part in the field under simulated combat conditions)

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As an Aircraft Components Repair Supervisor will learn skills that may help prepare you for a future with commercial airlines, aircraft maintenance firms, aircraft manufacturers or other organizations that might have fleets of airplanes or helicopters.

Information source: Army Pamphlet 611-21


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