from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Guidance of an aircraft or spacecraft in which gyroscopic and accelerometer data are used by a computer to maintain a predetermined course. Also called inertial navigation.
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- n. An automated system which directs a craft or missile, continually calculating its position from its measured acceleration.
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- n. a method of controlling the flight of a missile by devices that respond to inertial forces
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