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Contents

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

SIPRI Yearbook 2019

IV. French nuclear forces

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

France’s nuclear arsenal contains approximately 300 warheads, a number that has remained stable in recent years. The warheads are earmarked for delivery by 48 submarine-launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs) and 54 air-launched cruise missiles (ALCMs) produced for land- and sea-based combat aircraft (see table 6.5). These provide France with both strategic and tactical nuclear capabilities.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-div1-037.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-div1-037.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-div1-037.xml
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