It is made of the same general materials as the M249 Squad Automatic Weapon (SAW)--steel, aluminum, and plastic, but it's how the materials are used and the design of the parts/system that provide the savings in weight.
What does SAW stand for?
SAW stands for Squad Automatic Weapon
This definition appears very frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
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Samples in periodicals archive:
You aimed a fully loaded squad automatic weapon at a child that stood 15 feet away," he said.
Holmes then fired his squad automatic weapon works to conclude the high-profile war crimes case.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] SAW The M-249 Squad Automatic Weapon can be carried and fired by one Soldier or mounted on a vehicle.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] * pistol * squad automatic weapon (SAW) gunner * grenadier * medic HERE ARE THE POUCHES FOUND IN EACH SET .
Bravo Company completed crew-served weapons qualification on the M240B machinegun, the M249 squad automatic weapon, the M2 .
50-caliber machine gun and the M-249 squad automatic weapon (SAW).
50-caliber heavy machine gun or M240B crew-served machine gun, M249 squad automatic weapon and the AT4 rocket launcher.