Nuclear Security & Deterrence Monitor Vol. 25 No. 18
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May 07, 2021

Unarmed Minuteman III Launch Ends After Detection of Launch Sequence Fault

By ExchangeMonitor
An unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was unable to conduct a planned test launch from Vandenberg AFB, Calif. on May 5th. “The unarmed missile in test configuration reacted exactly as it was designed, terminating the launch on the ground…
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