US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM

On May 9, the U.S. Air Force conducted a test launch of its Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM), marking the second such test conducted this month. According to the Air Force, the unarmed missile was launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and landed over 6,700 km away in Kwajalein Atoll.

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Masao Dahlgren, "US Air Force Test Fires Minuteman III ICBM," Missile Threat, Center for Strategic and International Studies, May 10, 2019, last modified May 10, 2019,