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Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

Modernization of Minuteman III Needs to Begin Now

The Minuteman missile is a core component of the U.S. nuclear triad originally created in the late 1950s. Minuteman missiles were deployed in underground silos in the Great Plains in the early 1960s to deter a Soviet nuclear attack. Some […]


Minuteman III Test Missile Launches from Vandenberg AFB

Minuteman III Test Missile Launches from Vandenberg AFB

Airmen launched an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile here during an operational test at 6:27 a.m. PST, today. Col. Brent McArthur, the 30th Space Wing’s Vice Wing Commander, was the launch decision authority. The launch team, under the direction […]


Minuteman III Destroyed During Test Launch

Minuteman III Destroyed During Test Launch

An unarmed operational test Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile was destroyed by Vandenberg’s Western Range officials July 27 after launching from here. Air Force controllers detected a flight anomaly and terminated the flight for safety reasons. When terminated, the vehicle […]


Minuteman Report: New U.S. Citizens

Minuteman Report: New U.S. Citizens

Minuteman Report: New U.S. Citizens

This edition features a story on Guardsmen deployed to Afghanistan becoming U.S. Citizens in a naturalization cer…


LGM-30 MINUTEMAN III ICBM

LGM-30 MINUTEMAN III ICBM

The LGM-30G Minuteman intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) is an element of the nation’s strategic deterrent forces. The “L” in LGM ; is the Department of Defense designation for silo-launched; “G” means surface attack; and “M” stands for guided missile. General […]


 
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