An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP
An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP

US and Russia appear set to extend ‘New Start’ nuclear pact

  • Moscow said on Tuesday it could agree to US-proposed freeze on each side’s warheads and to extend treaty by one year
  • US says it’s ready for quick deal, after apparent breakdown in talks last week

Topic |   Defence
An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP
An unarmed Minuteman 3 intercontinental ballistic missile is fired during a test launch at Vandenberg Air Force Base in California. Photo: US Air Force via AP
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