command guidance


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command guidance

n
(Astronautics) a method of controlling a missile during flight by transmitting information to it
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command guidance

A guidance system wherein intelligence transmitted to the missile from an outside source causes the missile to traverse a directed flight path.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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Noun1.command guidance - a method of controlling the flight of a missile by commands originating from the ground or from another missile
steering, guidance, direction - the act of setting and holding a course; "a new council was installed under the direction of the king"
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