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USAF to test unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg AFB

Nov 06, 2018 - Marketline Newswire

The US Air Force (USAF) is reportedly set to test an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from the Vandenberg Air Force Base (AFB).

To be carried out under an operational test between Tuesday midnight and early Wednesday, the launch was announced by the 30th Space Wing public affairs, which is a subordinate unit of the 14th Air Force of the USAF Space Command.The land-based nuclear deterrent will be launched after an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM was reportedly abor...