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US launches unarmed Minuteman III ICBM demonstrating nuclear readiness

Minuteman ICBM

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif., February 11, 2023—The United States Space Force confirmed Friday the launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) as a demonstration that “the United States’ nuclear deterrent is safe, secure, reliable and effective to deter twenty-first century threats and reassure our allies.” Thursday’s launch of the Minuteman III […]

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