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laser guidance

[′lā·zər ′gīd·əns]
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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.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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