impact predictor

impact predictor

[′im‚pakt prə‚dik·tər]
(aerospace engineering)
A device which takes information from a trajectory measuring system and continuously computes the point (in real time) at which the rocket will strike the earth.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Computation for bombing could be performed by an impact predictor. A range unit permitted a high degree of accuracy in locating beacons.