Definition of fire-and-forget in English:

fire-and-forget

Syllabification: fire-and-for·get

adjective

[attributive]
  • (Of a missile) able to guide itself to its target once fired.
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    • The missiles that had been fired at the helicopter were state-of-the-art fire-and-forget missiles with multiple sensor systems.
    • The weapons are lightweight fire-and-forget anti-tank missiles and use electro-optical and fibre-optic technologies.
    • The fire-and-forget principle underlies the development of all modern precision guided weapons today.

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