a missile guidance system in which commands for controlling the flight of the vehicle originate from a source on the ground or in another vehicle.
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Compare inertial guidance.
Origin of command guidance
First recorded in 1945–50
Words nearby command guidance
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British Dictionary definitions for command guidance
a method of controlling a missile during flight by transmitting information to it
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