AXO

(redirected from Abandoned Explosive Ordnance)
AcronymDefinition
AXOAsianxo (website)
AXOAch So
AXOAlpha Chi Omega (sorority)
AXOAbandoned Explosive Ordnance (leftover wartime munitions)
AXOAccess Extension Object
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Such uncovered objects and items may turn out to be abandoned explosive ordnance (AXO), the ministry warns.
UNRWA defines ERW as comprising unexploded ordnance (UXOs) - bombs, mortars, grenades, missiles, cluster munitions or other devices - that fail to detonate on impact but remain volatile and can kill if touched or moved - or abandoned explosive ordnance.
ERW, as a term, is now formalized in Protocol V of the UN Convention on Certain Conventional Weapons (CCW) as "unexploded ordnance and abandoned explosive ordnance" where these in turn are defined as follows: