US Air Force test-launched ICBM in California

By REUTERS
August 2, 2017 17:46

The US Air Force successfully test-launched an intercontinental ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California on Wednesday.

The unarmed Minuteman III missile was launched just after 2 a.m. from the California coast.

The launch was part of an excerise meant to verify the accuracy and security of the weapons system to ensure nuclear deterence.


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