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What does BW stand for?

BW stands for Bridgewire

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This includes work with exploding bridgewire (EBW) detonators and a detonator firing unit, which could be used for triggering a nuclear weapon; 500 EBW detonators were tested, according to the IAEA.
com Ammunition; Electronics; Foreign Military Sales; Non-Lethal Technologies; Bridgewire Electroexplosive Subassembly; M18A1 Claymore Weapon System Small Business MONACO ENTERPRISES INC.
As with conventional bridgewire devices, explosive powder is pressed against the SCB and electrical energy is applied to initiate the detonator.
net Ammunition; Non-Lethal Technologies; Bridgewire Electroexplosive Subassembly; M18A1 Claymore Weapon System Small business MOLECULAR OPTOELECTONICS CORP.
net Ammunition; Non-Lethal Technologies; Bridgewire Electroexplosive Subassembly; Ml8A1 Claymore Weapon System Small business MONTGOMERY WATSON HARZA 370 Interlocken Boulevard, Suite 300 Broomfield, CO 80021 (303) 410-4000 (phone), (303) 410-4100 (fax) Home Page: www.