With the threat of nuclear war at its highest point in decades, military analysts called it "unnerving" for the Air Force to announce the failure of a routine test launch of an unarmed LGM-30G Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile.
A missile launched from a test silo at the Vandenberg Space Force Base and U.S. Space Force's Space Launch Delta 30 was "safely terminated" over the Pacific Ocean, according to a press release issued by the Air Force Global Strike Command.
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Marisa Herman, a Newsmax senior reporter, focuses on major and investigative stories. A University of Florida graduate, she has more than a decade of experience as a reporter for newspapers, magazines, and websites.