The missile Minuteman III.
MOSCOW, Nov 8 — the United States conducted a standard test launch of an Intercontinental ballistic missile Minuteman III, advance warning of the Russia, considers the Russian military expert Igor Korotchenko.
Previously, the FoxNews channel reported that the US air force conducted another test of a Minuteman III ICBM. According to the channel, another launch was made late Tuesday night from Vandenberg air force base. The rocket was not equipped with a warhead. The launch was successful, the missile hit its intended target. More detailed information about the test is not given.
“This is standard procedure relating to the confirmation of the specified reliability parameters and system health management the strategic nuclear forces of the United States. In accordance with the applicable agreements, the Americans were warned Russia about the start, so it was not any surprise,” said Korotchenko.