August 24, 2001

2001: At Grand Forks AFB, contractors implode Minuteman III missile silo H-22 near Petersburg, N.D. It was the last silo of 450 ICBM silos to be destroyed under the START I agreement. Con­tractors imploded 14 silos in 1999, 86 in 2000, and 49 in 2001.

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