command guidance


command guidance
noun
a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile
Hypernyms: ↑steering, ↑guidance, ↑direction

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Electronics.
a missile guidance system in which commands for controlling the flight of the vehicle originate from a source on the ground or in another vehicle.
[1945-50]

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command guidance,
a system used in controlling and regulating the flight of a guided missile or other flight-borne object by means of remote electronic pulses or signals: »

It is generally assumed in the United States that the…intercontinental ballistic missile has command guidance—that is to say it must reply on instructions from the ground reaching it (Manchester Guardian).


Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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  • command guidance — Electronics. a missile guidance system in which commands for controlling the flight of the vehicle originate from a source on the ground or in another vehicle. Cf. inertial guidance. [1945 50] * * * …   Universalium

  • command guidance — A guidance system wherein intelligence transmitted to the missile from an outside source causes the missile to traverse a directed flight path …   Military dictionary

  • command guidance — /kəˈmænd gaɪdns/ (say kuh mand guydns) noun a system of missile guidance in which computed information transmitted to a missile causes it to follow a planned course …   Australian English dictionary

  • command guidance — determining the path of a guided missile and making adjustments during flight as necessary …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Command guided — Command guidance is a type of missile guidance in which a ground station or aircraft relay signals to a guided missile via radio (or possibly through a wire connecting the missile to the launcher) and tell the missile where to steer in order to… …   Wikipedia

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  • Command of the sea — USS Abraham Lincoln, a US Navy aircraft carrier, a means of global maritime power projection. A naval force has command of the sea when it is so strong that its rivals cannot attack it directly. Also called sea control, this dominance may apply… …   Wikipedia


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