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For category page, see Category:Weapon Systems Officers.

For Wikipedia article page, see Wikipedia:Weapon systems officer.

A weapon systems officer (WSO) (nicknamed Wizzo) is a U.S. naval flight officer who occupies the rear seat of aircraft such as the F/A-18F Super Hornet. A WSO is a modern-day version of the radar intercept officer (RIO), seen depicted in Top Gun as the backseater in an F-14 Tomcat.

In Top Gun: Maverick, WSOs include: