ATK's Armament Systems division will serve as the prime contractor to the Marine Corps for the 24-month PERM development program that will demonstrate a precision mortar cartridge capable of reliably providing accuracy within 20 meters circular error probable and can then be quickly transitioned to production and ultimately fielding.
What does CE stand for?
CE stands for Circular Error
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The improved Circular Error Probability(CEP) achieved is a testimony to the efficacy of this missile system.
With a circular error probable (CEP) of two miles, it was intended for strategic targets such as cities rather than those requiring pin-point accuracy.
In military parlance, that's called circular error probability.
The updated design is as stable and accurate as the first Dragon Fire (15-meter circular error probable), but weighs half as much (3,450 pounds).
After reading Maj Jack Sine's article "Defining the 'Precision Weapon' in Effects-Based Terms" (Spring 2006), I will be interested to see how the concept of circular error probable is applied to anticipated directed-energy weapons.
Teseo's GPS accuracy expressed in circular error probability (the radius of a circle that represents a 50% probability of a position lying in that circle) is as low as 2 meters.
PGK uses a fuze-like global positioning system (GPS) capability to improve the rounds' accuracy down to 50 meters or less circular error probable (CEP) at all ranges.