laser guidance


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laser guidance

[′lā·zər ′gīd·əns]
(navigation)
Guidance in which the target is continuously illuminated by a laser beam from an aircraft or other location so that missiles, bombs, or projectiles equipped with suitable seeker heads can home in on the laser energy reflected by the target.
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After being briefed it's out to the hangar for checks on the weapons, fuel and the laser guidance systems.
Its laser guidance is backed by thermal sights for easier night use and its warhead has 10 kg (22 pounds) of high explosive.
During the successful test, the JAGM used its laser guidance system to hit an 8-by-8-foot target board from a distance of 16 kilometers (10 miles).
Both were driven at an average rate of close to six metres per day and using a laser guidance system the team achieved driving tolerances within A 20mm in each tunnel.
The TALON LGR is a low-cost, semi-active laser guidance and control kit that connects directly to the front of the existing 2.
The AGVs navigate around the plant with a laser guidance system.
Air Force fighter plane required a complex aluminum housing investment casting for a laser guidance system.
The laser guidance kit for the GBU-16 (1,000-pound LGB) adds nearly half a meter to the weapon's length and a considerable amount to its girth.
Features include: integral jacking can with 675 ton capacity; screw conveyor 1 is an open ribbon type with integral full diameter gate; screw conveyor 2 is directly connected to the first conveyor; foam and bentonite slurry additive system for conditioning of spoils; and an integral laser guidance system.
Customers include manufacturers such as Ford and Vauxhall and military laser guidance systems.
In order to navigate its way to the bookshelf, the robot will use an infrared and laser guidance system, and will scan books within a four-metre radius.
Wire guidance is used at the PPG plant, while laser guidance is also available.