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Nov 14, 2012 3:04 PM by Kelly Orsini, KSBY News (Photo courtesy Joe Davila, 30th Space Communications Squadron)

VIDEO: Minuteman III launch from Vandenberg AFB

Vandenberg Air Force Base's 30th Space Wing has posted video to Youtube of this morning's Minuteman 3 launch. Click here to watch it.

VANDENBERG AIR FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) - The military says an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile has blasted from a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base and successfully reached a target area 4,200 miles away in the Pacific Ocean. The Air Force says the Minuteman 3 was launched at 3:07 this morning and it reached the Kwajalein Atoll 30 minutes later. The military tests several Minuteman 3s each year at the Santa Barbara County base.

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