A water tower on the building has been identified as the perfect launch pad for surface-to-air weapons in case of a terrorist attack.
What does SAW stand for?
SAW stands for Surface-to-Air Weapon
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We have 161 other meanings of SAW in our Acronym Attic
- Strategic Aerospace Wing
- Street Art Workers
- Student Action with Workers (North Carolina)
- Sub-Arctic Winter
- Submerged Arc Welding
- Success at Work (various organizations)
- Superconducting Asymmetric Wiggler
- Support Agency Workstation (State Farm Insurance)
- Surface Acoustic Wave
- Surveillance & Warning
- Series Submerged Arc Welding
- Sacramento Area Wrestling Association
- Screen Advertising World Association
- Smart Automatic Wiring Analyzer
- Society of Animal Welfare Administrators (Cincinnati, OH)
- Solar Array Wing Assembly
- South Asian Women for Action (Boston, MA, USA)
- Suid-Afrikaanse Woonwa-Assosiasie (Afrikaans: South African Caravan Association)
- Soviet Airborne Warning And Control System
Samples in periodicals archive:
Some empty boxes seen by Reuters were marked as having contained 9M342 missiles, which experts said were associated with the Igla-S, also known as the SA-24 Grinch - the latest version of the Russian Igla surface-to-air weapons.
Although incorporating stealth design features this is more of a traditional corvette with MBDA Tetral multiple launchers for Mistral man-portable surface-to-air weapons and Exocet Block II anti-ship missiles.
Techniques for making aircraft more survivable to crashes and impervious to enemy surface-to-air weapons range from super-secret signature reduction designs, to advanced sensors to detect incoming weapons, to simpler methods, such as lining the fuel tank with foam.
Some of the squadron's tasks include managing anti-air warfare assets within a designated sector, detecting, identifying, and classifying all aircraft within an assigned sector, maintaining tracks of identified contacts and providing route control/navigation assistance as required, selecting and assigning weapons to engage and defeat enemy air threats and lastly, controlling the engagement of enemy air threats by increasing interceptors or surface-to-air weapons.
The haul included a bomb factory in a truck, mortar systems, rocket-propelled grenades, launchers, recoilless rifles and parts of surface-to-air weapons.
Troops also found what may be a mobile bomb-making factory housed in a truck, as well as mortar systems, rocket-propelled grenades and parts of surface-to-air weapons systems.