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.
What does CE stand for?
CE stands for Circular Error
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In military parlance, that's called circular error probability.
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.