FWS

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AcronymDefinition
FWSFish and Wildlife Service (US)
FWSFederal Work Study
FWSFederal Wage System
FWSFrench Wine Scholar (French Wine Society)
FWSFuture Water Supply (various locations)
FWSFlatbed with Sides (trucks)
FWSFaculty Web Server
FWSFront Wheel Steering
FWSFree with Shipping
FWSFlexible Web Services
FWSFolding White Space
FWSFulfillment Web Service (sales)
FWSFree Water Surface
FWSFlexible Work Schedule
FWSFreshman Writing Seminar (various schools)
FWSFighter Weapons School
FWSFinding Workable Solutions Inc. (Australia)
FWSFighter Weapons Squadron
FWSFlight Warning System (aviation)
FWSFast Web Services
FWSFlorida Watercolor Society
FWSFlorida Water Services
FWSFederal Wage Schedule
FWSFormer Weapons Scientist
FWSFilter Water Separator
FWSFlight Weapons Simulator
FWSFever Without a Source
FWSFlight Watch Specialist
FWSFacility Watch Supervisor
FWSFixed Wireless System
FWSFleet Work-Study
FWSFixed Wireless Services (Division of AT&T)
FWSFull Wire Speed
FWSFreshwater Sailing
FWSFull-Wave Simulation
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The funds have supported the work of more than 70,000 former weapons scientists. However, support for the center in Russia has waned.
Canada has committed to support the dismantlement of 12 nuclear-powered submarines by spending up to $120-million over four years; up to $18-million per year has been designated to redirect former weapons scientists and engage them in collaborative research; some $90-million is committed to the Shchuch'ye chemical weapon destruction facility construction project; and $65-million will support Russia's plutonium disposition program (Department of Foreign Affairs 2005).
Department of Energy's Initiatives for Proliferation Prevention, for example, supports some 2,000 former weapons scientists in an effort to direct their research toward new areas.
However, a Carnegie Endowment report on nuclear and missile scientists, released in April 2001, indicated that although many former weapons scientists once hoped the economic crisis would pass, now some of them may migrate because they fear their situation will not improve.
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