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inertial guidance

noun

Definition of inertial guidance

  1. :  guidance (as of an aircraft or spacecraft) by means of self-contained automatically controlling devices that respond to inertial forces —called also inertial navigation



Circa 1948

First Known Use of inertial guidance

circa 1948


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