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Amid the war between Russia and Ukraine, rising tensions between China and Taiwan, and other global issues, we The Air Force on Tuesday tested an unarmed, nuclear-capable long-range missileaccording to Air Force Global Strike Command.

Unarmed Minuteman III Intercontinental Ballistics missile,Equipment test The re-entry vehicle launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California and traveled 4,200 miles. test Range near the Marshall Islands, CNN reported.of missilelaunched at 12:49 a.m. Pacific time, was we nuclear power give confidence in the lethality and effectiveness of the nation’s military power nuclear power deterrence,” the Air Force statement said.

“this test Launched in the United States nuclear power Deterrence is safe, secure, reliable, and effective to deter 21st century threats and reassure allies. Such tests have been performed more than 300 times. test It is not a result of current world events,” the statement said.

AF Global Strike Command spokesman Stephen Wilson said the launch was originally scheduled for Aug. 4 but was postponed over concerns about China’s response to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s visit to Taiwan. confirmed by CNN.a we Officials told CNN at the time that it was a “prudent move.”

of we We regularly test intercontinental weapon systems to verify their accuracy and reliability.

“Make no mistake – our nuclear power The Triad is the cornerstone of the national security of our country and our allies around the world.” Col. Chris Cruz, Flight 576 test The squadron commander said in a statement.

“This plan test The launch demonstrates how our ICBM fleet demonstrates the readiness and reliability of our weapon systems.Also, with our strategic weapons maintenance personnel missile Crew members who are vigilant to protect their homeland. ”

The Minuteman III is traditionally known as the only ground-based leg. we nuclear power triad. Her other two parts of the Triad are the Trident submarine-launched ballistics. missile When nuclear power Weapons carried by long-range strategic bombers.

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