The missile successfully hit the target.
Air force United States conducted a test of Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman III. The launch was made from Vandenberg air force base in California, announced on Wednesday, November 7, Associated Press.
According to the global strike Command of the air force, a training missile with no warhead was launched on Tuesday at 23:01 on East coast time USA (9:01 Kyiv time environment). The purpose of the test was testing the reliability and accuracy of the ICBM systems.
According to the Agency, the missile successfully hit the training target, which was located in the Pacific ocean. Any additional details are given.
It is known that the Minuteman III is an American Intercontinental ballistic missile the Minuteman family. Is in service with the US air force since 1970 and is the only land-based ICBMs in the US Arsenal as of 2013. It is assumed that the missile will remain in service with the U.S. air force until 2020.
In the summer, the U.S. air force decided to terminate the test launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman III.