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Number 1 Shimbun

Collections: 71 Years After Hiroshima and Nagasaki

 

No1-2016-08Nuclear2

9

countries in the world possess nuclear weapons

(Ranked from most to least: Russia, U.S., France, China, UK, Pakistan, India, Israel, North Korea)

 

550

Number of Russian strategic launchers deployed

 

 

180

U.S. tactical nuclear bombs deployed at European bases

 

 

260

China’s total inventory of nuclear weapons

 

No1-2016-08Nuclear

2/3rds

Amount that global arsenals have shrunk since mid-1980s peak

 

 

15,375

Total number of nuclear weapons

 

 

93%

of nuclear weapons are possessed by the U.S. and Russia

 

Sources: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists, Federation of American Scientists, World Nuclear Weapon Stockpile Report, Arms Control Association

 

Published in: August 2016

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