MOS 7307, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator, RQ-7

SSgt to Pvt - PMOS


The RQ-7 Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator is responsible for planning and executing UAS missions in support of the MAGTF.


  • Must possess a GT score of 110 or higher (max 3-point waiver).
  • Security requirement: Secret security clearance eligibility.
  • Must have normal color vision.
  • Must pass a Class III Flight Physical per reference NAVMED P-117, Manual of Naval Medical Depart, section IV, Article 15-63, para 1c.


  • Complete the Unmanned Aircraft Systems Operator Common Core Course at U.S. Army Intelligence Command.
  • Complete the Shadow Unmanned Aircraft System Operator Course at U.S. Army Intelligence Center of Excellence.


  • For a complete listing of duties and tasks, refer to NAVMC 3500.107, RQ-7 Shadow Operator chapter, Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Training and Readiness Manual. Tasks include but are not limited to the following:
    • Control of launch, safe navigation and recovery of RQ-7 Aircraft.
    • Operate onboard payloads utilizing optical sensors to include, but not limited to, electro-optical, infra-red, laser marking and laser targeting.
    • Execute remote video terminal operations.
    • Conduct call-for-fire to facilitate indirect fire missions.
    • Execute techniques and procedures in the performance of terminal guidance operations.

Related SOC Classification/SOC Code:

  • Electro-Mechanical Technicians 17-3024.

Related Military Skill:

  • Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Operator, MQ-21, 7321.
  • Unmanned Aircraft System (UAS) Specialist, 7314.