circular error probable


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circular error probable

[′sər·kyə·lər ¦er·ər ′präb·ə·bəl]
(aerospace engineering)
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Building on the proven technology of the Excalibur Ia-1, the Excalibur Ia-2 includes upgrades designed to meet the projected threat environment, while maintaining true precision and accuracy of better than a 6-meter circular error probable.
After reading Maj Jack Sine's article "Defining the 'Precision Weapon' in Effects-Based Terms" (Spring 2006), I will be interested to see how the concept of circular error probable is applied to anticipated directed-energy weapons.