U.S. Conducts Nuclear Missile Test Launch

  • The U.S. launched an unarmed but nuclear-capable Intercontinental Ballistic Missile Thursday night in what the Pentagon characterized as a display of the country’s effective nuclear deterrent against hostile foreign powers.
  • The Minuteman III missile successfully took off from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California at 11:09 p.m, according to a statement.
  • While the Air Force stressed that such launches have occurred hundreds of times in the past and are not correlated with ongoing world events, it takes place amid recent news of Chinese and North Korean nuclear buildup that could threaten America‚Äôs defenses and ability to deter future attacks.
Continue to Article

Trending Video

Popular Now on Off The Press