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  • Unarmed Minuteman III Test Launch From Vandenberg

    An operational test launch of an Air Force Global Strike Command unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile launched from Vandenberg Space Force Base Wednesday, Aug. 11, at 12:53 a.m. Pacific Time. The purpose of the ICBM test launch program is to validate and verify the safety, security, effectiveness, and readiness of the weapon system, according to Air Force Global Strike Command. Col. Robert Long, Space Launch Delta 30 commander, was the launch decision authority.