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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

I. United States nuclear forces

Chapter:
10. World nuclear forces
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2022
Author(s):
Hans M. Kristensen, Matt Korda

As of January 2022, the United States maintained a military stockpile of approximately 3708 nuclear warheads, around 100 fewer than the estimate for January 2021. Approximately 1744 of these—consisting of about 1644 strategic and roughly 100 non-strategic (tactical) warheads—were deployed on ballistic missiles and bomber bases. In addition, about 1964 warheads were held in reserve and around 1720 retired warheads were awaiting dismantlement (30 fewer than the previous year’s estimate), giving a total inventory of approximately 5428 nuclear warheads (see table 10.2).

Citation (MLA):
Kristensen, Hans M., and Matt Korda. "10. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 28 Jan. 2023. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010-div1-048.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Kristensen, H., & Korda, M. (2016). 10. World nuclear forces. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2022: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 28 Jan. 2023, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010-div1-048.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Kristensen, Hans M., and Matt Korda. "10. World nuclear forces." In SIPRI Yearbook 2022: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 28 Jan. 2023, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010-div1-048.xml
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