US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On February 5, the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command test launched an unarmed Minuteman III ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The missile’s mock warhead traveled about 6,760…

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman-3 ICBM

US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman-3 ICBM

On November 6, the U.S. Air Force successfully test fired an unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM). Fired out of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the missile traveled…

Minuteman III Receives Upgrade

Minuteman III Receives Upgrade

On October 2, the United States Air Force announced the completion of a $68 million upgrade to the LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missiles at Minot Air Force Base to…

USAF Contracts Two Firms to Develop New ICBM

USAF Contracts Two Firms to Develop New ICBM

On August 21, the U.S. Air Force awarded contracts to Boeing and Northrop Grumman, $349.2 million and $328.6 million respectively, for the development of a new ICBM to replace the…

US Test Fires Minuteman-3 ICBM

US Test Fires Minuteman-3 ICBM

On August 2, the U.S. Air Force successfully test fired an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM). Fired out of Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the missile traveled…

US Tests Minuteman III Twice in Two Weeks

US Tests Minuteman III Twice in Two Weeks

On May 3, the United States tested its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile for the second time in recent weeks. As in the April 26 test, the unarmed missile was…