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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

I. US nuclear forces

Chapter:
6. World nuclear forces
Source:
SIPRI Yearbook 2019
Author(s):
Shannon N. Kile, Hans M. Kristensen

As of January 2019, the United States maintained a military stockpile of nearly 3800 nuclear warheads, roughly the same number as in January 2018.1 The stockpile included approximately 1750 deployed nuclear warheads, consisting of about 1600 strategic and 150 non-strategic warheads. In addition, about 2050 warheads were held in reserve and around 2385 retired warheads were awaiting dismantlement, giving a total inventory of approximately 6185 nuclear warheads (see table 6.2).

Citation (MLA):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "6. World nuclear forces." SIPRI Yearbook. SIPRI. Oxford: Oxford University Press. 2016. Web. 15 Dec. 2019. <https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198839996/sipri-9780198839996-chapter-6-div1-034.xml>.
Citation (APA):
Kile, S., & Kristensen, H. (2016). 6. World nuclear forces. In SIPRI, SIPRI Yearbook 2019: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Retrieved 15 Dec. 2019, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198839996/sipri-9780198839996-chapter-6-div1-034.xml
Citation (Chicago):
Kile, Shannon N., and Hans M. Kristensen. "6. World nuclear forces." In SIPRI Yearbook 2019: Armaments, Disarmament and International Security, SIPRI. (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2016). Retrieved 15 Dec. 2019, from https://www.sipriyearbook.org/view/9780198839996/sipri-9780198839996-chapter-6-div1-034.xml
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