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What does DSWA stand for?

DSWA stands for Defense Special Weapons Agency (US DoD; formerly Defense Nuclear Agency)

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Commencing with the 1946 passage of the McMahon Act, which wrapped up the Manhattan Project and the Manhattan Engineering District to establish a civilian Atomic Energy Commission, the history covers the Armed Forces Special Weapons Project from 1947 to 1959, the Defense Atomic Support Agency from 1959 to 1971, the Defense Nuclear Agency from 1971 to 1996, and the Defense Special Weapons Agency from 1996 to 1998, which became a component of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in 1998.
In a February speech to the Defense Special Weapons Agency (DSWA), Shalikashvili noted that while the United States has the world's preeminent weapons technology, it takes second or third place - behind the United Kingdom and Israel-when it comes to force protection.