semiactive homing guidance

semiactive homing guidance

[¦sem·ē¦ak·tiv ′hōm·iŋ ‚gīd·əns]
(navigation)
Guidance in which a craft or vehicle is directed toward a target by illuminating the target with radiation from a ground-based or shipborne radar; the missile or other vehicle is equipped with a direction-finding receiver which enables it to home on the target by use of the radar signal reflected from it.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

semiactive homing guidance

A system of homing guidance in which the receiver in the missile utilizes radiation from the target, which has been illuminated by an outside source.
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