AOWS

AcronymDefinition
AOWSAsia Oceanic Workshop (also seen as AOW)
AOWSAircraft Overhaul Work Stoppage
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Both select-fire firearms and suppressors are illegal for civilian ownership but SBRs and AOWs are permitted.
This law has regulated the sale, transfer and possession of machine guns, suppressors, short-barreled rifles (SBR), short-barreled shotguns (SBS), any other weapons (AOW), and destructive devices (DD) since its enactment in 1934.
NFA Since 1934, the National Firearms Act has regulated the sale, transfer and possession of machine guns, suppressors, short-barreled rifles (SBR), short-barreled shotguns (SBS), Any Other Weapons (AOW) and Destructive Devices (DD).
NFA laws are a mixed bag, with SBRs and AOWs allowed in compliance with federal law.
NFA The National Firearms Act regulates the sale, transfer and possession of machine guns, suppressors (also defined as "silencers" according to the act), rifles with barrels shorter than 16 inches (SBR), shotguns with barrels shorter than 18 1/2 inches (SBS), Any Other Weapons (AOW) and Destructive Devices (DD).
When we say, "disguised firearm," we are not talking about an AOW (Any Other Weapon), which requires a five-dollar tax stamp, fingerprints, and federal background check from the BATFE.