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What does MIW stand for?

MIW stands for Mine Warfare

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LONDON, March 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The underdevelopment of technologies dedicated to countering the threat of naval mine warfare in favour of other defence capabilities in recent years has created an urgent priority for navies around the world to close the gap before adversaries can exploit this diminished capability.
Meantime, participants in the special conference organized by the IRGC's Research and Self-sufficiency Jihad, studied the latest tactics for managing mine warfare, mine-planting and mine-sweeping tactics.
A2AD challenges highlighted the need to integrate and better understand the roles of strike, ballistic missile defense, mine warfare and joint command and control in gaining access to littoral space.
HMS Atherstone arrived at Portsmouth Naval Base yesterday after serving in the Arabian Gulf helping to maintain security in the area and carrying out mine warfare training.
Those funds are focused in 18 core areas that include counter IEDs [improvised explosive devices], anti-submarine warfare, battle space environments (particularly the ocean), expeditionary operations, force protection, sea and ground vehicles, marine life sciences, mine warfare and sensors, electronics and electronic warfare.