U.S. carries out missile test delayed due to Taiwan

HISTORY: China deployed dozens of planes and fired live missiles in the Strait of Taiwan after US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi made a trip to the self-governing island.
China regards Taiwan as part of its territory and has never refrained from using force to take it under its control.
The military said about 300 such tests had previously taken place and that it was not the result of any specific global event.
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In April, the US military canceled a test of its Minuteman III ICBM. This delay was aimed at defusing nuclear tensions with Russia during the ongoing war in Ukraine.
Boeing's nuclear-capable Minuteman III is key to the US military's strategic arsenal. The missile has a range of over 6,000 miles (9,660 km) and can fly at a speed of around 15,000 miles per hour (24,000 km/h).
Missiles are distributed in hardened underground silos operated by launch crews.

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