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Video by Senior Airman Aubree Owens, Michael Stonecypher
Minuteman III Operational Test Launch - GT235GM Narrated
30th Space Wing Public Affairs
Aug. 4, 2020 | 1:11
An Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launches during an operational test at 12:21 AM Pacific Daylight Time 4 Aug 2020 at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. ICBM test launches demonstrate the U.S. nuclear enterprise is safe, secure, effective and ready to defend the United States and its allies. ICBMs provide the U.S. and its allies the necessary deterrent capability to maintain freedom to operate and navigate globally in accordance with international laws and norms.