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Second Missile In Less Than A Week Successfully Test Launched From Central Coast

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2013 2:48pm


The Air Force successfully test launched its second intercontinental ballistic missile in less than a week from the Central Coast.

The Minuteman III lifted off from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 3:33 this morning, flying to a test range in the Pacific Ocean.  Last Sunday, an ICBM was also successfully test launched from the base.

Air Force teams from Wyoming, and North Dakota took part in the launches, as part of an effort to keep their training up to date.


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