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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

SIPRI Yearbook 2017

11. World nuclear forces

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

At the start of 2017 nine states—the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, Israel and the Democratic People’s Republic of Korea (DPRK, or North Korea)—possessed approximately 14 935 nuclear weapons, of which 4150 were deployed with operational forces (see table 11.1). Nearly 1800 of these are kept in a state of high operational alert.

Citation (MLA):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "11. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 20 Apr. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11.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 20 Apr. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11.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 20 Apr. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198811800/sipri-9780198811800-chapter-11.xml
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