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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

SIPRI Yearbook 2022

10. World nuclear forces

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

At the start of 2022, 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 12 705 nuclear weapons, of which 9440 were estimated to be in military stockpiles for potential use. About 3732 of these warheads were estimated to be deployed with operational forces (see table 10.1), and around 2000 of these were kept in a state of high operational alert.

Citation (MLA):
Kristensen, Hans M., and Matt Korda. "10. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 27 Sep. 2022. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010.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 27 Sep. 2022, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010.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 27 Sep. 2022, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780192883032/sipri-9780192883032-chapter-010.xml
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