command guidance


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Acronyms, Wikipedia.

command guidance

[kə′mand ‚gīd·əns]
(aerospace engineering)
The guidance of a missile, rocket, or spacecraft by means of electronic signals sent to receiving devices in the vehicle.
(engineering)
A type of electronic guidance of guided missiles or other guided aircraft wherein signals or pulses sent out by an operator cause the guided object to fly a directed path. Also known as command control.

command guidance

command guidance
Command guidance system.
A system of guidance in which the missile is given guidance signals from a source other than from within the missile itself. Normally, two radars are used—one to track the missile and the other the target. The commands may be sent automatically or through human operators.
References in periodicals archive ?
However, the Tow-FF retains a man-in-the-loop command guidance capability using a radio link.
This directorate at Alexandria provides expertise and command guidance in technical and managerial programs.
NNA - Army Command Guidance Directorate issued the following communiquA':" On Tuesday (2/12/2014) at 12:00 noon, an Israeli drone violated Lebanese airspace from above Nakoura village, executed circular flight over Beirut, Riak, Baalbek and Hermel; and then left at 10:30 p.
Nonetheless, the excess ammunition demilitarization program is still operated on Army Materiel Command guidance that requires a 50/50 split of funding between government and commercial demilitarization projects.

Full browser ?