guidance device

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Noun1.guidance device - a system of equipment for automatically guiding the path of a vehicle (especially a missile)
guided missile - a rocket-propelled missile whose path can be controlled during flight either by radio signals or by internal homing devices
JDAM, Joint Direct Attack Munition - a pinpoint bomb guidance device that can be strapped to a gravity bomb thus converting dumb bombs into smart bombs
system - instrumentality that combines interrelated interacting artifacts designed to work as a coherent entity; "he bought a new stereo system"; "the system consists of a motor and a small computer"
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A protective traffic guidance device, the new Martello bollard uses the historic defensive principles that stopped Napoleon to bring a new level of protection to the pedestrians and businesses of New York.
The Javelin has an automatic guidance device allowing it to home in and destroy targets.
ms] based guidance device, Navigator[TM], in the task of guiding the circulation for postoperative open heart surgery patients.
He also had a "hitman's tool kit" - a silencer and a red dot laser guidance device.
Consequently, use of a guidance device may impose additional demands that could offset the benefits of assisted navigation.
Their device involves using an accelerometer on a standard surgical drill, and they hope that their drill guidance device will soon be used to train and guide orthopedic surgeons everywhere.
The acquisition will strengthen SonoSite's position in the vascular access market as well as add a recurring revenue stream via the disposable catheter guidance device.
In contrast, the NexFrame replaces the heavy frame with a small, disposable guidance device that is more comfortable, less stressful on the neck and allows the patient to move and change positions during surgery.
The analogy is to the automated flying systems built into modern airliners, or to the growing range of guidance devices built into cars and trucks.
overpass structures (including 2 pcs SRs on track of DB AG, including web-side adaptation measures), access to roads (total 4 nodes); traffic signal, noise barrier, protection and guidance devices, drainage facilities, including stormwater retention basins and culverts, footpaths and cycle paths to a length of 1.
Existing missile guidance devices can only achieve about 20 degree field of vision -- this means that the camera has to be attached to a mechanical mount and swivelled around to scan wide areas.
Based on GPS-based, in-vehicle and portable route guidance devices purchased in the U.

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