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What does SW stand for?

SW stands for Shipboard Weapon

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The CAG also expressed its concern over the ship not having a Close-In Weapon System (CIWS) which is a vital shipboard weapon for detecting and destroying incoming anti-ship missiles and enemy aircraft at short range until her first refit in India in 2017.
The mission was completed by the cruiser USS Lake Erie (CG 70), using the tactically-certified Aegis BMD shipboard weapon system, modified for a terminal capability, and the modified SM-2 Blk IV.
Specific examples of cooperative programs are Joint Strike Fighter, Multifunctional Information Distribution System, Guided Multiple Launch Rocket System, Medium Extended Air Defense System, Joint Tactical Radio System, Aegis, and other shipbuilding and shipboard weapon systems.