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    • advice of an aircraft or spacecraft which gyroscopic…
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inertial guidance definition

  • noun:
    • advice of an aircraft or spacecraft which gyroscopic and accelerometer information are utilized by some type of computer to steadfastly keep up a predetermined course. Also called inertial navigation.
    • An automated system which directs a craft or missile, constantly determining its position from the measured acceleration.
    • a way of controlling the trip of a missile by products that react to inertial causes
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