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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2013

SIPRI Yearbook 2013

II. Russian nuclear forces

Chapter:
6. World nuclear forces
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2013
Author(s):
Shannon N. Kile, Hans M. Kristensen

As of January 2013 Russia maintained an arsenal of approximately 4500 nuclear warheads assigned to operational forces. About 2500 of these are strategic warheads, including 1800 that are deployed on ballistic missiles and at bomber bases, and 700 that are kept in storage. Russia also possessed approximately 2000 non-strategic (tactical) nuclear warheads. A further 4000 warheads were retired or awaiting dismantlement, for a total inventory of roughly 8500 warheads (see table 6.3).

Citation (MLA):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "6. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 15 Dec. 2018. <http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-36.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Kile, S., & Kristensen, H. (2016). 6. World nuclear forces. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2013: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 15 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-36.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "6. World nuclear forces." In SIPRI Yearbook 2013: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 15 Dec. 2018, from http://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780199678433/sipri-9780199678433-div1-36.xml
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