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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

VII. Pakistani nuclear forces

Chapter:
11. World nuclear forces
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2017
Author(s):
Shannon N. Kile, Hans M. Kristensen

Pakistan continues to prioritize the development and deployment of new nuclear weapons and delivery systems as part of its ‘full spectrum deterrence posture’ in relation to India. It is estimated that Pakistan possessed up to 140 warheads as of January 2017 (see table 11.8). Pakistan’s nuclear weapon arsenal is likely to expand significantly over the next decade, although estimates of the increase in warhead numbers vary considerably.1

Citation (MLA):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "11. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 16 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11-div1-63.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Kile, S., & Kristensen, H. (2016). 11. World nuclear forces. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11-div1-63.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "11. World nuclear forces." In SIPRI Yearbook 2017: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 16 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11-div1-63.xml
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