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What does MW stand for?

MW stands for Mine Warfare

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THE Maoists have set in motion an audacious strategy to ramp up violence in the Red Zone, including the mobilisation of militias on a vast scale, intensification of mine warfare and building communes within jails where large numbers of Naxalites are incarcerated.
Specifically, the Naval Warfare Development Center (NWDC), in coordination with the Navy Mine and Antisubmarine Warfare Command (NMAWC), solicited industry participation to demonstrate highly mature mine warfare capabilities that either improve large geographic area search or automate detection and classification of undersea mines and maritime IEDs.
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.
US broadcaster PBS Newshour reported less than half of the 29 dummy mines dropped at sea were found during exercise, quoting retired US Navy Captain Robert O'Donnell, a former mine warfare director who had been invited to take part as a consultant.
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.