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What does WA stand for?

WA stands for Weapons Assembly

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Israel has already announced that it would shut down its reactors before attacking Iran, but that still leaves both the active and spent nuclear fuel rods as tempting targets, along with the enrichment facilities, weapons assembly plants and nuclear stockpiles for their estimated 400 warheads.
Hunthausen was withholding half of his income tax to protest the Reagan administration s acceleration of the nuclear arms race, while Matthiesen had urged the Catholics in his diocese who worked at a nuclear weapons assembly plant to seek employment in more peaceful pursuits.
The first attack took place on the nuclear missile storage facility at Sargodha on November 1, 2007; the second was the attack on Pakistan's nuclear airbase at Kamra by a suicide bomber on December 10, 2007; and perhaps most significant was the August 20, 2008 attack when Pakistani Taliban suicide bombers blew up several entry points to one of the armament complexes at the Wah cantonment, considered one of Pakistan's main nuclear weapons assembly.
These tasks consisted of a Prusik climb and buddy rappel, weapons assembly, a combat life-saver (CLS) assessment and 9-line medical evacuation (MEDEVAC) request, demolition calculations, grenade toss, military operations on urbanized terrain (MOUT) breach, and various weapons firing.