About the Job Army General Service Officers are allocated to specific roles shortly before graduation from the Royal Military College - Duntroon. The allocation of roles is based on performance during training. To apply for this role visit the Army Officer page.
The role of Artillery is to maximise the ADF's combat power through the provision of offensive support coordination and indirect firepower, surveillance and target acquisition and ground based air defence. Artillery influences the battlefield by providing indirect fire support, systematic surveillance, accurate target acquisition and subsequent destruction, and by defeating or weakening enemy combat air power, utilising: 155mm and 105mm Artillery guns to provide intimate indirect fire support to the battlefield, in support of Combat Team operations RBS 70 missile systems and PSTAR Extended Range radars to provide air defence against enemy combat air power and the surveillance capacity to provide data to the air combat picture and Weapon locating radars, ground surveillance detachments and Unmanned Aerial vehicles to provide real time surveillance and target acquisition to enable development of the intelligence picture and subsequent target engagement.