U.S. military said the ICBM travelled 6,760 KM across the pacific island.
U.S military said the launch shows readiness. effectiveness of nuclear deterrence.
The U.S has said that the ICBM test was scheduled earlier but was delayed to avoid it.
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The U.S. military said about 300 such tests have been carried out.
Previously it was not the result of any specific global event.
The nuclear-capable minuteman 3 is key to the U.S. military's strategic arsenal.