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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The F3 is fitted with four Skyflash radar-guided, medium-range missiles and four AIM-9L Sidewinder infra-red homing air-to-air missiles.
It carries four Skyflash radar-guided missiles and four Sidewinder infra-red homing air-to-air missiles plus an internal 27mm Mauser cannon.