terrain contour matching

terrain contour matching

[tə′rān ′kan‚tu̇r ‚mach·iŋ]
(navigation)
A method of correcting errors in the inertial navigation system of a cruise missile, in which predicted terrain profile data stored in the missile's computer are compared with the terrain profile below the missile; calculated by subtracting the radar-altimeter-derived height of the missile above the terrain from the missile's altitude as derived from inertial navigator and barometric measurements. Abbreviated TERCOM.
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An incredible range of more than 2,000 miles was possible through the use of precision guidance inertial navigation and terrain contour matching systems, a highly efficient engine and associated fuel management system.
It is equipped with state-of-the-art navigational technologies of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and all-time Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC) which enable it to engage various types of targets with pinpoint accuracy even in the absence of GPS navigation.
Equipped with modern cruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC), it can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads.
Equipped with moderncruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and DigitalScene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC), it can carry both nuclear and conventional warheads.
It carries stealth features, equipped with modern cruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC).
It also incorporates the most modern cruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC), which enhances its precision and effectiveness manifolds.
The missile also incorporates the most modern cruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC), which enhances its precision and effectiveness manifolds.
The Babur missile has a range of 700 km, and also incorporates modern cruise missile technology called Terrain Contour Matching as well as Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation.
It also incorporates the modern cruise missile technology of Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) and Digital Scene Matching and Area Co-relation (DSMAC), added the statement.
Building on the success of the first demonstration flight test August 23, the missile also successfully demonstrated GPS jamming perfo rmance, Terrain Contour Matching (TERCOM) processing and time of arrival performance.
The Tomahawk has evolved over the years to include two new kinds of guidance systems, Terrain Contour Matching and Digital Scene Matching Area Correlation, to help the missile recognize its surroundings and guide it to its target.

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