English version

guided missile

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Weapons
guided missileˌguided ˈmissile noun [countable]  PMWa missile that is controlled electronically while it is flying
Examples from the Corpus
guided missileExamples of such a system would be a guided missile or a thermostat or a mechanical governor.It will be accompanied by five other warships, including destroyers and guided missile cruisers, and a fuel tanker.Something less than a precision guided missile would do the trick.The blast twisted metal and tore through compartments from below the waterline to the superstructure of the guided missile destroyer.
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