August 2, 2017
The U.S. Air Force successfully launches an unarmed intercontinental ballistic missile from California in response to recent aggression from North Korea.
Early Wednesday morning the U.S. fired the ICBM from Vandenberg Air Force Base.
A statement from the Air Force says the missile launch is safe, secure, and capable of detecting threats and defending U.S. allies
Reports say the missile traveled about 4200 miles before reaching the Marshall Islands.
A spokesman says the Air Force plans on more tests throughout the year.