Aerospace Engineers are considered Officers in the military organization. They are responsible in the design and development of all military aircraft although these aircrafts were acquired from private companies. They see to it that the aircrafts meet the military specified requirements.
The usual duties and responsibilities of Aerospace Engineers in the military include:
Make good research on aircraft, and weapon systems
Design the latest in aircraft, spacecraft and missiles
Assist in selecting the private companies that would build the aircraft, spacecraft and missiles
Evaluate and monitor how the aircrafts, spacecrafts and missiles are made
Help decide when test for the new aircrafts will be conducted
Spearhead in the conduct of test analysis with the aircrafts and missile prototypes
The field of study which is helpful in this kind of job includes:
Enthusiasm in principles of engineering and concepts so that productivity can be enhanced and outs and accomplishments are satisfactory
Enthusiasm in directing projects as well during the planning stages
Enthusiasm in mathematical formulas so that mathematical formulas that are used in the designs of aircrafts, missiles and other space vehicles are maximized
Classroom instructions as well as advance training programs are also ideal in the job. However, at this time there is no training program provided for these Officers.
Aerospace Engineers in the military work in office and also outdoors especially in aircraft laboratories when the need arises, or especially when aircrafts are still being developed. The work load in this kind of job is concentrated on monitoring of aircrafts when the military organization is in the process of ordering the units. They see to it that the private companies can guarantee as to requirements needed by the military.
Civilian Aerospace Engineers work in manufacturing companies, the National defense departments. They are sometimes called aeronautical engineers in laymans term and they have specialties. Others may specialize in aircraft design, planning and design, missiles, and other types of space vehicles.