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  • Cruise missile [r]: A guided missile that uses aerodynamic forces, as well as active jet or rocket propulsion, to stay airborne and to adjust its course. [e]
  • Inertial navigation [r]: Navigation method that does not depend on external references, but computes the present position by sensing the movement of the navigating platform from a precisely known starting point in space, using accelerometers to sense position changes from a reference provided by gyroscopes [e]
  • Terrain contour mapping [r]: missile guidance technique for cruise missiles such as the BGM-109 Tomahawk, which matches the profile seen by a radar altimeter/narrowbeam ground-pointing radar with a predefined digital map of the terrain [e]
  • Land attack [r]: A range of technologies and techniques used to attack targets on land from the sea; the targets are usually assumed to be well inland, and the weapons to be non-nuclear [e]


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