New US ICBM Holocausted on Re-Entry

The Drive: Late last night an unarmed test of the Air Force‚Äôs new Mk 21A intercontinental ballistic missile (ICBM) reentry vehicle quickly ended with an explosion 11 seconds after launch at Vandenberg Space Force base in California. Nobody was injured, but the failure is a setback for the LGM-35A Sentinel ICBM program that is intended to replace the aging LGM-30 Minuteman III. Considering that holocaust means “burnt offering to god,” this may be the first time I’ve used the word in a way that actually works. The re-entry vehicle was sacrificed to the god of diversity, usually represented by a … Continue reading New US ICBM Holocausted on Re-Entry