Minuteman test successful at Air Force Base

Minot Air Force Base’s public affairs office announced that the 91st Missile Wing has successfully conducted an operational test at one of its missile alert facilities, concluding Wednesday.

The Simulated Electronic Launch Minuteman is the most complete test of ICBM operational capabilities, and verifies the reliability of the cable communication devices and mechanical instruments necessary to the wing’s Minuteman III systems.

No ordnance was launched during the simulation.