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What does UW stand for?

UW stands for Unconventional Warfare

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He worked for a naval warfare group under a joint special operations task force whose mission was to fight terrorism with direct action, unconventional warfare and surveillance.
The military directive, or the Joint Unconventional Warfare Task Force Execute Order, requires less oversight compared to covert operations undertaken by the CIA, which must seek White House approval and report regularly to Congress.
Army Special Operations Command (USASOC) adopted the following definition of unconventional warfare (UW): Unconventional Warfare consists of activities conducted to enable a resistance movement or insurgency to coerce, disrupt or overthrow an occupying power or government by operating through or with an underground, auxiliary and guerrilla force in a denied area.