Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) Codes- Gunner's Mate

Navy NECs

Gunner's Mate fires a 25mm chain gun aboard USS Cape St. George.
Gunner's Mate fires a 25mm chain gun during a live-fire exercise aboard the Ticonderoga-class guided-missile cruiser USS Cape St. George. Stocktrek Images / Getty Images

The Navy Enlisted Classification (NEC) system supplements the enlisted rating structure in identifying personnel on active or inactive duty and billets in manpower authorizations. NEC codes identify a non-rating wide skill, knowledge, aptitude, or qualification that must be documented to identify both people and billets for management purposes.

For example, if a Navy police officer ( MA -- Master at Arms ) receives specialized training as a K-9 Dog Handler, he/she would be awarded NEC MA-2005.

From that point on, the sailor could be assigned to Navy law enforcement duties involving military working dogs.

Below are the NECs for the GUNNER'S MATE community area:

0746 - 0750 - Advanced Undersea Weaponsman
Performs intermediate level maintenance on assigned torpedo and associated equipment to include troubleshooting, maintenance and the observance of handling and safety precautions. Employs knowledge of general description, operating principles and functions of all component and systems.

0746 - Advanced Undersea MK-46 Maintenance Weaponsman (APPLIES TO: GM, AO)

0750 - Torpedo MK 48 Heavyweight Off-line Technician (APPLIES TO: GM, MM)

0751 - Torpedo MK48 Heavyweight On-Line Technician (APPLIES TO: GM, MM)

0812 - Small Arms Marksmanship Instructor (APPLIES TO: AO, AW, AWR, AWS, BU, CE, CM, EA, EO, EOD, FC, GM, MA, MM, MN, ND, SB, SO, STG, SW, UT)

0814 - Crew Served Weapons (CSW) Instructor (APPLIES TO: AO, AW, BU, CE, CM, EA, EO, EOD, FC, GM, MA, MM, MN, ND, SB, SO, STG, SW, UT)

0870 - MK 46 MOD 2 Gun Weapon System (GWS) Technician (APPLIES TO: GM, FC)

0878 - Oto Melara 76 MM/62 Caliber Gun Mount MK-75 MODS 0/1 Maintenanceman (APPLIES ​TO: GM)

0879 - 5"/54 Caliber Gun System MK-45 MOD 1 and 2 Maintenanceman (APPLIES TO: GM)

0880 - 5”/62-Caliber MK 45 MOD 4 Gun Mount Maintenance (APPLIES TO: GM)

0979 - MK-41 VLS Baseline IV Through VII Technician (APPLIES ​TO: GM)

0981 and 0983 - Guided Missile Launching Systems and Missile Maintenance Technician
Operates, inspects, and performs organizational and/or intermediate level maintenance on electric-hydraulic powered guided missile launching systems, missile equipment, and explosive components. Prepares missile components and associated equipment for checkout and/or firing. Tests and repairs electrical control circuitry, electronic and magnetic amplifiers, and power supplies using standard and special test equipment. Personnel in paygrades E-7 and above will supervise the foregoing, organize and monitor system test teams, and instruct junior personnel in all aspects of their assigned equipment.

0981 - MK-41 Vertical Launching System Maintenance Technician (APPLIES TO: GM)

0983 - MK 41 Vertical Launching System (VLS) Advanced Technician (APPLIES TO: GM)

1050 - ACB-12 Gun Computer System (GCS) MK 160 MODs 14-16/Electro-Optical Sensor System (EOSS) MK 20 MOD 0 Fire Control (FC) Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1080 - Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) Phalanx Block 1B Baseline 2 Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1091 - AEGIS Computer System Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 4.X Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1093 - AEGIS Radar System (SPY-1) Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 4.X Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1094 - AEGIS Fire Control System (FCS) Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 4.X Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1095 - AEGIS Fire Control System (FCS) Ballistic Missile Defense (BMD) 5.X Technician (APPLIES TO: FC)

1097 - Aegis Ballistic Missle Defense (BMD) 4.X Supervisor (APPLIES TO: FC)

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