Spearman, M. Leroy Formerly, Langley Research Center, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Hampton, Virginia.
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An uncrewed, controlled-flight vehicle that is guided to a target by guidance and control equipment. This equipment may be carried in the missile vehicle itself, or guidance may be directed from the launch site. The term is generally reserved for aerodynamic maneuverable missiles that may be guided to predetermined targets for military purposes.
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