July 04, 2022

U.S. tested intercontinental ballistic missile in Pacific on Wednesday: USAF

ICBM test comes days before U.S.-DPRK working level talks set to begin

The United States Air Force (USAF) tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) over the Pacific Ocean early Wednesday morning, according to an announcement from the U.S. Air Force Global Strike Command.

The long-range missile, known as the Minuteman III, was unarmed and traveled about 4200 miles from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California to the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, the Air Force said.