By Col. Erik Quigley, Minuteman III Systems Director, Air Force Nuclear Weapons Center
/ Published December 28, 2020
A Minuteman III missile booster is lowered into the tube at Launch Facility-04 Feb. 25, 2015, during emplacement for Glory Trip-215, at Vandenberg Air Force Base, Calif. The missile was fitted with an unarmed re-entry vehicle used specifically for operational test launches to provide data to the Air Force about the performance of the missile.
A compilation of footage on the Minuteman III that celebrates the first one going on alert in 1970 until now.