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Minuteman III Launch Delay

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The scheduled launch of an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is delayed due to complications with air traffic control radars in the Southwest region of the United States. The launch is delayed 24 hours and rescheduled between 1:01 a.m. to 7:01 a.m. Thursday. 

The mission was to demonstrate the operational effectiveness of the weapon system.