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"I don't know why I write science fiction. The voices in my head told me to!"
- Charles Stross

Loitering Micro-Missile  
  A small missile that does not need line-of-sight and can move at a slow pace until it finds its target.  

As the troops left the city, the top guns of the leading guilds took a hand, and they knew their business: weapons with curved or variating trajectories, weapons which fired around corners, micro-missiles proceeding at walking pace until within ten feet of the target.
From Invader on My Back, by Philip E. High.
Published by Ace Books in 1968
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