Supervises and coordinates research, design, development and testing of telecommunications equipment. Plans and supervises execution of development programs of telecommunications equipment and systems. Collects, evaluates and prepares reports on foreign and domestic equipment. Coordinates activities of development and procurement agencies with those responsible for supply and maintenance. Prepares procurement plans and programs for telecommunications equipment. Tests new or experimental equipment. Designs modifications and improvements to telecommunications equipment. Designs maintenance and repair equipment and recommends repair procedures. Conducts Liaison with other components of the Armed Forces to exchange pertinent data.
Supports joint and service communications and information (comm and info) requirements. Implements and conducts comm and info unit operations.