India currently has approximately 60-80 nuclear weapons, it said, referring to one public estimate.
Expanding its nuclear arsenal at a rapid pace, Pakistan is now aiming to develop smaller and lighter atomic warheads more suitable for use on missiles, the Bulletin of the Atomic Scientist has said.
India is not converting all its weapons-grade plutonium into war heads, two top American nuclear scientists have claimed, estimating that it currently has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads.
China is hiding its ballistic missiles and nuclear warheads in a vast network of tunnels, said a media report.
North Korea is trying to develop
small nuclear weapons that can be delivered by missiles or aircraft, South Korea`s Defence Minister said Tuesday.
Iran’s firebrand President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad has questioned the authenticity of Pentagon’s disclosure that US has 5,113 warheads, saying that there were “several thousand" more retired warheads awaiting the junkpile.
The US has a total of
5,113 nuclear warheads in its stockpile as of September 30,
An international panel on nuclear
nonproliferation and disarmament has compiled a draft report
calling for reducing the number of nuclear warheads in the
world to less than 1,000 by 2025.
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