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What does WO stand for?

WO stands for Weapons Officer

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  • Military and Government

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That showed that the weapons officer pushed the missile launch button two dozen times before someone else noted that he had failed to turn the unlocking mechanism so the missile launch button would be engaged.
The footage shows the alleged attackers strolling past horrified neighbours, still armed with the weapons officers think they used to murder Serioza Lawskoski, from Normanton, Derby.
A Marine Osprey search and rescue aircraft retrieved the pilot, while the second crew member, a weapons officer, was taken in by rebels and handed over to the US.
When an American weapons officer repeated coordinates for the pilots of F-15 fighter-bombers, Sergeant Mark Perren - in the middle of a ferocious battle, with mortars landing around him - couldn't clearly hear the communication.
The inquest heard that grid co-ordinates passed between a British air controller and a US weapons officer "did not marry up" before the air strike.