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What does STGW stand for?

STGW stands for Sturmgewehr (Swiss military)

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Besides the well known 550 series which builds on the proven Swiss Army rifle adopted in 1990 and known as the Sturmgewehr 90, Sig Sauer markets the 516/716 AR rifles respectively in 5.
Originally fielded as the MP43, the rifle was later redesignated the StG44, reflecting a change in nomenclature from machine pistol to Sturmgewehr, which loosely translates in English as assault rifle.