JIM HUMPHREY, senior watchkeeper, Coastwatch Redcar
What does W/K stand for?
W/K stands for Watchkeeper
This definition appears somewhat frequently
We have 5 other meanings of W/K in our Acronym Attic
- Waist/Hip Index (nutrition)
- Watt-Hour (energy)
- Weight/Height Ratio
- Wire Harness
- Wiring Harness
- World/Inferno Friendship Society (band)
Samples in periodicals archive:
The protest comes at the start of a week-long march which passes through Tamworth and Nuneaton to the Thales Watchkeeper factory in Leicester, which manufactures the Watchkeeper drone for the British Royal Air Force for use in Afghanistan.
The West Wales airfield has already been involved in test running the MoD's pounds 680m Watchkeeper UAV development programme, led by French company Thales.
Hermes 450 not Watchkeeper The announcement that the British Ministry of Defence had placed an order for an unspecified number of Hermes 450 systems for the armed forces has lead to much confusion.
He said: 'The excellent refurbishment of the watch level in the old coastguard building will enable our volunteer watchkeepers to significantly enhance the safety of all who use the waters in and around Barry Island.
It is also exploring opportunities to secure contracts on Watchkeeper, an pounds 800m unmanned aerial vehicle project, and FRES (Future Rapid Effects System), a pounds 6bn project to re-equip the Army with technology vehicles.
This order is part of the WATCHKEEPER program for which the UK Ministry of Defence and Thales UK signed a GBP700 million contract in August.
The Government has selected a group led by French firm Thales for the pounds 700 million Watchkeeper unmanned aerial vehicle (UAV) programme.