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terminal guidance

[′tər·mən·əl ¦gīd·əns]
(navigation)
Guidance of a craft from an arbitrary point, at which midcourse guidance ends, to the destination.

terminal guidance

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Mid-course guidance correction may be provided by aircraft radar.
i The guidance applied to a guided missile in the vicinity of the target. It is the guidance between the termination of midcourse guidance and the impact with, or detonation in the proximity of, the target.
ii. Visual, electronic, mechanical, or other assistance given to an aircraft pilot to facilitate arrival at, operation within or over, landing upon, or departure from an air-landing or airdrop facility.
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China is on the cusp of being able to use conventional satellites, swarms of miniature satellites, and networked surface, undersea, and aerial cuing for real-time terminal guidance with which to direct its 1,500 short-range ballistic missiles to the five or six aircraft carriers the United States (after ceding control of the Panama Canal and reducing its carrier fleet by one third since 1987) could dispatch to meet an invasion of Taiwan.
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high-explosive weapons is available and has been tested by others as terminal guidance for their theater-range ballistic missiles.
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