Missile Sensors and Homing Systems

Quaranta, Paolo
August 2010
Military Technology;2010, Vol. 34 Issue 8, p52
The article focuses on the inception of missile sensors and homing systems. It cites various functions of a missile system which include target acquisition, target tracking, and target navigation. It explores on the main variants of homing guidance such as passive homing, semi-active homing, and active homing. It further provides diagrams and schematic structure of several notional ballistic missiles.


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