Officer technical managers responsible for all photographic and other imaging systems and equipment. This includes still, motion picture, and video systems used in aerial, surface, and subsurface imaging. They plan and manage the operation of imaging commands and activities, combat camera groups, and aerial reconnaissance imaging systems; they develop, review, and maintain those annexes which deal with photographic and other imaging support matters to commanders, staffs, and subordinate units. They require an extensive photographic background and technical knowledge in all phases of imaging theory and technology, equipment, support equipment, image recording and processing, and employment of imaging systems in a tactical environment. An officer of the Regular Navy whose permanent status is Ensign or above.