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Minuteman III scheduled for developmental test launch out of Vandenberg AFB

Posted at 7:34 PM, Feb 04, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-04 22:34:12-05

A developmental test launch for an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile is scheduled out of Vandenberg Air Force Base as soon as Tuesday.

The Air Force Global Strike Command will conduct the test launch.

The window is open from 11:01 p.m. Tuesday through 5:01 a.m. Wednesday.

According to the 30th Space Wing Public Affairs, developmental testing provides important data to Air Force Global Strike Command. The tests are not related to any real-world events.