passive guidance

passive guidance

[′pas·iv ′gīd·əns]
(navigation)
Guidance of a vehicle by preset or inertial devices, without reliance on external signals or observations.
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In the future, a passive guidance system could be developed with capabilities including detecting the target, and rough coordinate estimation by a passive radar operating from a moving platform.
Like active guidance, passive guidance allows "fire and forget" weapons.
It is stated that the system is road-mobile and make use of multi-element infrared passive guidance.
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