Minuteman launch
A team of Air Force Global Strike Command Airmen launch an unarmed Minuteman III intercontinental ballistic missile equipped with a test reentry vehicle from Vandenberg Space Force Base, Calif., Feb 9, 2023. The test launch was part of routine and periodic activities intended to demonstrate that the United States' nuclear deterrence mission is safe, secure, reliable and effective in deterring 21st-century threats and reassuring allies. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Landon Gunsauls)

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Photo by: Airman 1st Class Landon Gunsauls |  VIRIN: 230210-F-JJ878-9001.JPG