\"Search for underwater threats. Deliver payloads of incredible firepower or necessary manpower. Execute strategic aerial maneuvers anywhere from the stratosphere, to mere feet above the sea. This is just a glimpse into your career as a Naval Aviator. #GDJULY
You also may find yourself:
Flying some of the most innovative and high-tech aircraft in the world
Providing vital attack, defense and logistic support to the Fleet
Controlling and maintaining all internal and external aircraft systems
Navy Pilots and Naval Flight Officers (NFOs) are important components in an exclusive, world-class group of Officers. This job will require you to perform at the best of your ability at all times. Making use of your advanced training and unparalleled knowledge to provide the utmost safety and security in the worlds skies.
As a Pilot, you may:
Take part in antisubmarine warfare and mine countermeasures, as well as search and rescue operations and vertical replenishment missions
Receive specialized training on the advanced tactical systems found on Navy aircraft
Project aviation power in fighter and attack, reconnaissance, and sea control missions. launching from aircraft carriers or surface combatants.
Conduct enemy surveillance by collecting photographic intelligence
As an NFO, you may:
Study aerodynamics, aircraft engine systems, meteorology, navigation, flight planning and flight safety
Train and specialize in EA-18G Growler electronic countermeasures aircraft, E-2C Hawkeye early warning and control aircraft, or the new P-8A Poseidon antisubmarine aircraft
Electronically detect and track ships, submarines, aircraft and missiles
A four-year degree is required to work as a Navy Pilot or Naval Flight Officer. Candidates seeking an Officer position in this community must have a bachelors degree from a regionally accredited institution in a technical field.
All candidates must also be U.S. citizens, willing to serve worldwide and qualified for sea duty.
General qualifications may vary depending upon whether youre currently serving, whether youve served before or whether youve never served before.\"