infrared homing

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infrared homing

[¦in·frə¦red ′hōm·iŋ]
(engineering)
Homing in which the target is tracked by means of its emitted infrared radiation.
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By securing a multi-million pound missile deal for the production of new heat seeking missiles to global munitions maker MBDA, the Ministry of Defence is securing 400 jobs in Britain.
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Police used heat seeking technology to pick out the trio.
Originally developed for Javelin anti-tank heat seeking missiles, the FPA gives highly detailed information on a sample area in minutes.
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One late arrowed through ball for the onrushing Ciaran Caldwell, a delightful pass that seemed to home in on Caldwell's run like a heat seeking missile, was a joy to behold.
The team will take vital search equipment with them including a camera system which can be fed into the rubble, heat seeking devices, sound location devices and sensor equipment to pick up exhaled breath in a confined space.
Since then a police helicopter using heat seeking equipment has joined the search for the Job Centre worker who failed to turn up for work.
The helicopter, which is equipped with heat seeking computers, will be tracking the line from Treherbert and Didcott and back again during the early hours.
The helicopter crew will use high-tech equipment to search and observe, including infra red heat seeking equipment and a highly powerful search light.
Many witnesses interviewed by the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) claim to have seen a streak of light rising from the ground or ocean and heading towards the aircraft, prompting speculation that a heat seeking missile struck the aircraft.