The satellite is not thought to be very capable, but will give North Korea experience communicating with it and downloading low-resolution images," space weapons and ballistics expert David Wright wrote (http://allthingsnuclear.
What does SW stand for?
SW stands for Space Weapon
This definition appears somewhat frequently and is found in the following Acronym Finder categories:
- Military and Government
See other definitions of SW
We have 74 other meanings of SW in our Acronym Attic
- Socialist Worker's Party (also seen as SWP)
- Socket Weld (piping joint)
- Soil and Water
- Solid Waste
- SolidWorks (3D solid modeling CAD software)
- Sound Wall (construction)
- Southern Wells (Indiana)
- Southern Winds (Argentine Airline)
Samples in periodicals archive:
Judging by recent developments, the idea of formidable space weapons prowling the last frontier is no longer limited to the realm of science fiction.
Preparing for a launch less than a year after a failure calls into question whether the North could have analyzed and fixed whatever went wrong," David Wright, a missile and space weapons expert at the U.
Instead, he was talking about the irrelevance of traditional land and sea power in the dawning age of combat -- where weapons will include cyberattacks, space weapons, lasers, pulses and other directed-energy beams.
Those aims tend to be very intense, and these players may seek space weapons as an asymmetric hedge against spacefaring adversaries who may try to coerce them.
This significant and comprehensive treatise provides layman and expert alike a voluminous amount of data, both historical and contemporary, on space weapons and their development.
I have pushed for progress in eliminating all weapons of mass destruction and limiting missiles, space weapons and conventional arms.
What is certain, though, is that China's repeated calls to establish an international ban on space weapons were rejected by the United States.