The missile must hit the conditional target located in the district of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific ocean. However, she will not have a warhead, said TASS.
The rocket launch with air force Vandenberg AFB, located on the coast Northwest of Los Angeles. These tests will be a demonstration of Russia, China and North Korea of having the US nuclear Arsenal. E
“We and the Russians and the Chinese regularly conduct test runs in order to prove that our own missiles, which we have, work perfectly. And this is a warning that we are ready to use when needed nuclear weapons to protect our country,” said Wark.
It is noted that the United States spend on average three of these a test run annually. Washington has about 450 Minuteman 3 missiles deployed on the territory of five States. All the missiles are under the control of Global strike command U.S. air force.
The missile is in service with the U.S. air force since 1970 and sposbna to carry a nuclear warhead. The range of its flight is over 8 thousand kilometers.