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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

SIPRI Yearbook 2016

I. US nuclear forces

Chapter:
16. World nuclear forces
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2016
Author(s):
Shannon N. Kile, Hans M. Kristensen

As of January 2016, the United States maintained a stockpile of approximately 4500 nuclear warheads.1 This included approximately 1930 deployed nuclear warheads, consisting of roughly 1750 strategic and 180 non-strategic warheads. In addition to this deployed arsenal, about 2570 warheads were held in reserve. Another roughly 2500 retired warheads were scheduled for dismantlement, for a total inventory of approximately 7000 warheads (see table 16.2).

Citation (MLA):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "16. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 18 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-016-div1-099.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Kile, S., & Kristensen, H. (2016). 16. World nuclear forces. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-016-div1-099.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "16. World nuclear forces." In SIPRI Yearbook 2016: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 18 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198787280/sipri-9780198787280-chapter-016-div1-099.xml
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