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U.S. Air Force Tests Unarmed Nuclear Missile Following North Korea’s Latest Missile Launch via Gizmodo

Matt Novak

The U.S. military launched an unarmed nuclear-capable missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base at 4:13 am ET/1:13am PT this morning, right on the heels of North Korea’s latest missile test overnight. U.S.-based missile tests are scheduled months, if not years, in advance, but the timing is one hell of a coincidence.

The Air Force’s Minuteman III missile traveled roughly 4,200 miles from California over the Pacific Ocean and landed near the Kwajalein Atoll in the Marshall Islands, according to an Air Force press release. Back in May, the U.S. had a similar coincidence, conducting a missile test just 10 minutes after North Korea’s test.


But, again, the timing of the U.S. launch is likely a coincidence, despite the fact that the U.S. Air Force makes it clear American tests are a “visible message” to “dissuade potential aggressors.”

“The flight test program demonstrates one part of the operational capability of the ICBM weapon system,” Col. Omar Colbert, 576th Flight Test Squadron commander, said in a press release.


North Korea and the United States had reportedly agreed to a new round of disarmament talks just one day before North Korea’s latest test and it’s not clear what kind of impact this pair of launches will have on the discussions. But whatever happens, it seems pretty clear that the world is stuck with a nuclear-armed North Korea.

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