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Another missile that fits into the anti-aircraft, ground launched category, is the man- portable launchers. This is typically a shoulder launched weapon that is either wire guided, infrared guided, or laser guided to its target. Against aircraft the laser guided is not used, as it is far too difficult to keep a laser trained on a gyrating aircraft as it speeds across the soldier's field of vision. However, the wire and infraded guided weapons are exteremly effective. The operator simply lines the incoming aircraft up in its sights, waits for the rocket launcher to signal it has a lock on, and then fires. In the wire guided system, the rocket streams out a fine set of guidance wires, which allows the operator to continue to home the rocket in onto its target.