Test launch of unarmed Minuteman 3 missile –
On 4th August 2020, the US Air Force has tested an intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) LGM-30G Minuteman III. Air Force did set a target in the Pacific Ocean. three reentry vehicles of Missile travelled almost 4,200 miles.
About Minuteman III –
Minuteman III is an intercontinental ballistic missile which is manufactured by Boeing. it holds long-range, solid-fuel, three-stage ICBM and has the capacity to carry nuclear warheads. it can reach the target of 6,000 miles and has a speed of 24,000km/hour.
Static Gk About United States (US) –
Capital – Washington, D.C.
President – Donald Trump
Largest city – New York City
Vice President – Mike Pence
House Speaker – Nancy Pelosi