America test-fires missile capable of carrying a nuke around the world

IMG_0250America test-fired an inter-continental ballistic missile capable of landing a nuke virtually anywhere on earth for the second time in a week on Wednesday. An unarmed Minuteman 3 missile, with an effective range of 8,000 miles, was launched from a silo at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California at 12.02am. The missile struck a target approximately 4,200 miles away on the Kwajalein Atoll in the Pacific Ocean, military chiefs said. The test, which took 10 months to plan, comes amid tensions between North Korea and President Trump over Kim Jong-un’s own nuclear missile program. The launch was designed to test the accuracy and readiness of a weapon that was first developed during the Cold War but still forms the backbone of America’s nuclear threat……Read More