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What does NWE stand for?

NWE stands for Nuclear Weapons Effects

This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:

  • Military and Government
  • Science, medicine, engineering, etc.

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The afternoon breakout sessions are: * Nuclear Detection (active and passive) (Unclassified) * Nuclear Survivability (Unclassified) * Modeling & Simulation of Nuclear Weapons Effects (Unclassified) * Radiation Hardening of Microelectronics (Unclassified) * Nuclear Forensics (two sessions, one Secret, one Unclassified) * Disablement of Nuclear Weapons (Secret-Restricted Data) You must RSVP no later than Nov.
Early in the nuclear age, the federal government funded extensive research on nuclear weapons effects and protective measures, but a national civil defense does not exist, partly owing to opposition from some physician groups.