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and  test  surface  missile  and  gun  fire  control  systems, make  detailed  mechanical  electrical  and  electronic casualty   analyses,   and   operate   associated   test equipment. OCCUPATIONAL  FIELD  9  (ORDNANCE SYSTEMS).—  TMS occupational field includes the Gunner’s   Mate   (GM),   Mineman   (MN),   Missile Technician  (MT),  and  Torpedoman’s  Mate  (TM). Gunner’s  Mate.—The insignia for the Gunner’s Mate (GM) rating is the symbol of crossed cannons. GMs  operate  and  perform  organizational  and intermediate maintenance on guided missile launching systems, missile launching groups, rocket launchers, guns, gun mounts, turrets, and associated handling equipment.  They  test  and  inspect  ammunition  and missiles  and  their  components  and  supervise  personnel in handling and storage of ammunition and missiles and their   components. GMs  also  inspect  and  repair magazines   and   ammunition   storage   spaces   and supervise crews assigned to ordnance equipment. The  GMs  are  divided  into  two  categories:  (1) Gunner’s  Mates,  Guns  (GMGs)  and  (2)  Gunner’s Mates,   Missiles   (GMMs).   Some   of   their   specific responsibilities   are   indicated   in   the   next   two paragraphs. The  GMGs  operate  and  perform  organizational  and intermediate maintenance on guns, gun mounts, turrets, handling equipment, and small arms. They test and inspect gun and rocket ammunition, inspect and repair magazine   sprinkler   systems,   and   make   internal alignments  of  electrohydraulic  gun  mounts.  GMGs also supervise personnel in the handling and storage of gun  and  rocket  ammunition.  They  direct  crews  in  the operation  of  guns,  gun  mounts,  gun  turrets,  rocket launchers,  and  ammunition  hoists  and  handling  rooms. The   GMMs   perform   organizational   and intermediate maintenance on guided missile launching groups  and  antisubmarine  rocket  (ASROC)  launching groups  and  handling  equipment.  They  service  the pneumatic   and   hydraulic   components   of   missile systems   and   make   internal   alignments   of electrohydraulic  launchers.  They  also  prepare  missile and  launching  equipment  for  check-out  and  firing; supervise the handling and storage of missiles and missile  components;  and  test,  inspect,  and  repair magazine  sprinkler  systems. Mineman.— The  insignia  for  the  Mineman  (MN) rating is a floating mine. MNs  perform  organizational  and  intermediate  level maintenance  on  underwater  mines  and  associated equipment.  They  assemble,  test,  store,  and  transport underwater mines. They also operate, maintain, and perform authorized m o d i f i c a t i o n s    o n materials-handling  equipment,  assembly  level  items, and  test  equipment.  MNs  also  perform  safety  criteria testing  on  materials-handling  equipment  and participate  in  fleet  mining  and  exercise  training programs. Missile Technician.—The insignia for the Missile Technician (MT) rating is the guided missile. MTs  perform  organizational  and  intermediate  level maintenance  on  ballistic  missile  weapons  systems. They also operate and maintain ballistic missile fire control  systems,  guidance  subsystems,  associated guidance  subsystem  test  equipments,  and  missile  and launcher/tube   groups,   along   with   all   ancillary equipments. Additionally they operate and perform maintenance on strategic weapons systems; operate, test and repair associated ship/weapon subsystem test equipments,  and  test  and  handling  equipments. Torpedoman’s Mate. —The   insignia   for   the Torpedoman’s Mate (TM) rating is the torpedo. 2-17

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