Global nuclear weapons inventories, 1945–2013

@article{Kristensen2013GlobalNW,
  title={Global nuclear weapons inventories, 1945–2013},
  author={H. Kristensen and R. Norris},
  journal={Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists},
  year={2013},
  volume={69},
  pages={75 - 81}
}
  • H. Kristensen, R. Norris
  • Published 2013
  • Sociology
  • Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
  • The authors calculate that some 125,000 nuclear warheads have been built since 1945, about 97 percent of them by the United States and the Soviet Union and Russia. The nine nations with nuclear weapons now possess more than 10,000 nuclear warheads in their military stockpiles, the authors estimate, with several thousand additional US and Russian retired warheads in storage, awaiting dismantlement. The nuclear stockpiles of China, as well as Pakistan, India, Israel, and North Korea, are… CONTINUE READING
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