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What does MWS stand for?

MWS stands for Missile Warning Sensor

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Under the terms of the contract modification, Northrop Grumman will deliver additional transmitters, missile warning sensors, processors, lasers, control interface units and supporting equipment to the Air Force through April 2016.
Each JATAS prototype system is a tightly integrated package consisting of a laser warning sensor to detect laser guided threats; a missile warning sensor to detect missile and hostile fire threats; and an open architecture processor to process sensor data and provide threat declaration.
The Hidas comprises a comprehensive suite of sensors mounted around the aircraft and that includes four missile warning sensors (to detect the ultraviolet plume of a missile each within a field of view of +/-60 degrees), four laser warning receivers (also +/-60 degrees) and four radar warning receivers (with a detection angle of 1 to 120 degrees at frequencies of between 0 to 5 and 18 GHz and 32 to 40 GHz).