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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

III. British nuclear forces

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

As of January 2019, the British nuclear stockpile consisted of approximately 200 warheads (see table 6.4). In its 2015 Strategic Defence and Security Review (SDSR), the British Government reaffirmed its plans to cut the size of the nuclear arsenal. The number of operationally available nuclear warheads has been reduced to no more than 120. The overall size of the nuclear stockpile, including non-deployed warheads, will decrease to no more than 180 by the mid 2020s.1

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-div1-036.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-div1-036.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-div1-036.xml
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