laser guidance


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laser guidance

[′lā·zər ′gīd·əns]
(navigation)
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.
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The laser guidance technique is yet to be used in the Middle East.
Laser guidance has not only enabled strike aircraft to deliver ordnance with great accuracy even against moving targets by self-designation, but has given ground forces the ability to guide in their own supporting munitions exactly where they want them during a fire fight using portable laser designators.
Kids would begin teeming back hyem in packs - guided like smart bombs homing in on a laser guidance beam.
The AGVPick solution enhances case order selection tasks and increases picker performance and accuracy by deploying an automatic guided pallet truck with laser guidance, wireless communications, traffic management software, order management software and voice verification control.
When 90 percent of nighttime roadway crashes have been eliminated by technological advances in vehicle radar, sonar, infrared and laser guidance, together with sensors for braking, there will no longer be a need to illuminate roadways, tunnels, bridges and toll plazas to prevent vehicles from crashing into one another.
OUR sister paper the Sunday Mail reported that Israeli bombs inflicting death and devastation on Gaza are fitted with laser guidance systems made in Scotland.
The paveway II Plus LGB uses an enhanced laser guidance package, significantly improving precision when compared to existing paveway II LGBs.
The unique laser guidance system projects a sharp line of light to pre-align your style before you trim.
Recent improvements in precision strike technology and GPS guidance make it quite possible that we could successfully drop numerous munitions into the same hole, digging deeper and deeper, even in bad weather and even if dust and other debris would make laser guidance challenging.
Cool features of SpeciMinder include human-like voice commands that notify staff of its presence, laser guidance that ensures avoidance of people and objects, and the ability to interface with automatic doors along its route.
After being briefed it's out to the hangar for checks on the weapons, fuel and the laser guidance systems.
So, with munitions becoming smaller and lighter, components such as connectors and laser guidance systems will also have to follow suit.