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What does IW stand for?

IW stands for Individual Weapon

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

  • Military and Government

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The report bases its rankings on the performance of countries with respect to "the level of crimes, suicide rates, the number of police forces, the number of detainees in the prisons, the prevalence of individual weapons, organized crime networks, political terrorism, the number of deaths as a result of internal conflicts, the level of political stability, military expenditure, relations with neighboring countries, and other relevant indicators.
The Al-Manar TV correspondent stated that individual weapons, hand grenades and two small explosive devices have been found inside the car, in addition to a variety of military equipment, amount of Syrian and Saudi currencies.
Should we budget millions of dollars for an endless amount of testing on a new handgun, ensuring each individual weapon is fully tested, or can we assume some low risk and purchase these weapons without extensive testing?