Monday, 22 February 2016

USAF Vanderberg air base successfully test-launched unarmed Minuteman III ICBM

The US Air Force has test-launched an unarmed Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) from a California launch site in order to test the nuclear-capable missile system. The unarmed missile blasted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base northwest of Los Angeles on Saturday, Feb. 20, 2016. 
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 11:34 p.m. PST Feb. 20, 2016, Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif.
(Credit: USAF/Senior Airman Kyla Gifford)
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