A Minuteman III ICBM test launch was terminated over the Pacific Ocean early in the morning on July 31, according to the U.S. Air Force’s Global Strike Command. The test was launched by the 30th Space Wing at Vandenberg AFB, California. The command is forming a launch analysis group to investigate why the missile went off course, which may arise from the platform itself or the test equipment. “Careful analysis is needed to identify the cause,” says the command in a ...

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