homing system

homing system

[′hōm·iŋ ‚sis·təm]
(navigation)
The two sets of equipment, one on a vehicle and the other on the ground or shore, that act cooperatively to keep some navigational parameter constant in the homing process.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.