passive homing guidance

A system of homing guidance wherein the receiver in the missile utilizes radiation from the target.

Military dictionary. 2000.

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  • passive homing guidance — pasyvusis nusitaikymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Taikymo sistema, kurioje VNP bangų imtuvas reaguoja į taikinio spinduliuotę. Pirminę energiją (šviesą, šilumą, garsą, radijo bangas) spinduliuoja taikinys, ją priima VNP ir pagal tai… …   Artilerijos terminų žodynas

  • passive homing guidance — pasyvusis nusitaikymas statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Nusitaikymo sistema, kurioje raketos imtuvas reaguoja į taikinio skleidžiamus spindulius. atitikmenys: angl. passive homing guidance pranc. guidage passif …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • passive homing guidance — A system of guidance in which a craft or a missile is directed toward a destination by means of natural radiations from the destination. See also homing guidance …   Aviation dictionary

  • homing guidance — i. A system in which devices built into a missile enable it to steer and keep on course toward a specific target by reacting to some distinguishing characteristic of the target, such as sound, heat, light, or radar reflectors. An infrared air to… …   Aviation dictionary

  • homing guidance — A system by which a missile or torpedo steers itself towards a target by means of a self contained mechanism which is activated by some distinguishing characteristics of the target. See also active homing guidance; passive homing guidance; semi… …   Military dictionary

  • passive homing — /pæsɪv ˈhoʊmɪŋ/ (say pasiv hohming) noun a form of missile guidance in which the receiver in the missile utilises radiations from the target …   Australian English dictionary

  • passive missile — One equipped with guidance that is able to home on emissions generated by the target. The missile is not dependent on mother aircraft for its guidance. See passive homing guidance …   Aviation dictionary

  • Guidance system — A guidance system is a device or group of devices used to navigate a ship, aircraft, missile, rocket, satellite, or other craft. Typically, this refers to a system that navigates without direct or continuous human control. Systems that are… …   Wikipedia

  • Missile guidance — A guided bomb strikes a practice target Missile guidance refers to a variety of methods of guiding a missile or a guided bomb to its intended target. The missile s target accuracy is a critical factor for its effectiveness. Guidance systems… …   Wikipedia

  • Infrared homing — refers to a passive missile guidance system which uses the emission from a target of electromagnetic radiation in the infrared part of the spectrum to track it. Missiles which use infrared seeking are often referred to as heat seekers , since… …   Wikipedia

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