Cruise Missile Definition - MilitaryDictionary.org
1.) Guided missile, the major portion of whose flight path to its target is conducted at approximately constant velocity; depends on the dynamic reaction of air for lift and upon propulsion forces to balance drag.
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Term Classification: operations
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