Weapon Wednesday – Minuteman III ICBM Test Launch

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U.S. Air Force photo by Senior Airman Clayton Wear
  • The new U.S. Space Force saw one of its most important missions so far today as it helped test an intercontinental ballistic missile.
  • The Minuteman III missile sent a reentry vehicle over four thousand miles to land at Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific.
  • The Air Force plans to replace Minuteman III with a new missile, GBSD, starting in 2030.

The U.S. Space Force, America’s newest military service branch early this morning conducted a test of a Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile. The missile was part of a routine test of America’s missile force. Minuteman III is slated to be replaced with a new missile, Ground Based Strategic Deterrent, sometime in the 2030s.

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