Unannounced Test Missile Launched Thursday Morning
Update by Vandenberg Air Force Base
On Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, at 8:30 a.m. Pacific Time, the U.S. Air Force, in partnership with the Strategic Capabilities Office, conducted a flight test of a prototype conventionally-configured ground-launched ballistic missile from Vandenberg Air Force Base, California. The test missile exited its static launch stand and terminated in the open ocean after more than 500 kilometers of flight. Data collected and lessons learned from this test will inform the Department of Defense's development of future intermediate-range capabilities.
By an edhat reader
Did anyone else hear or see a potential missile launch from Vandenberg Thursday morning? Windows rattled around 8:30 a.m. but haven't seen an official alert from VAFB.