The US Army maintains and operates one of the most advanced military Tank and Armor forces in the world. Pieces of equipment and armored vehicles are used for a wide variety of offensive and defensive Army missions. The equipment and pieces of motorized armor is the linchpin to many of the modern battles that the Army faces. The equipment that is used in the Modern US Army is not only impressive from what it can do as a fearsome piece of modern military equipment, but also for the psychological deterrent that modern Army Tanks and Armored Vehicles provide. They can help prevent attack as we enter the next chapter in the international War on Terror. The M1-Abrams tank is one of the most basic Army arsenal Armor pieces of equipment, and along with other types of Army Armor it is used to defend and perform many different US Army missions.
It is the job of the Armor and US Army Tank enlisted specialist to keep the Abrams and other tank armor in running and top operational condition. You will be responsible to keep the equipment and armor in top running condition and to maintain the armor and tank vehicles, keeping it in operational readiness and able to perform its assigned missions. Each of the United States Army vehicles has different operational functions, and each has different electronic type components, as well as other systems to help destroy and locate different enemy targets. As a trained US Army tank and Armor maintainer and operator, you will be trained on the different vehicles and equipment used by the Army. This equipment and vehicles are different, and they each vary a great deal, from large ballistic missiles to field artillery, to small arms, and even to the Armor and Tank battalions. Serving in the Army will give you a unique experience and the ability to deal with many different types of battlefield weapons. You will be trained to operate and repair a variety of these types of equipment, and you will learn that they all have different targeting and aiming systems. The M-1 Army Abrams system Tank Armor specialist in particular has a host of duties to perform.
They are required to become experts on the Abrams type vehicle, and to learn to become trained members of the Tank crew, in addition to other systems found on the different Armor pieces. When a person becomes trained in being an effective crewperson they are also required to learn and become experts in many different functions in keeping the tanks operational.