Here is the nuclear weapons inventory of India and other countries

Jun 14, 2022

By: Sourabh Jain

Nuclear weapons inventory

Here are the nuclear weapons held by each country according to a report by The Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).

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Russia

Russia, the largest holder of nuclear missiles, has 5,977 warheads, down from 6,255 warheads in 2021.

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United States

The nuclear weapons inventory of the United States has declined from 5,550 warheads in 2021 to 5,428 warheads in 2022.

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China

China currently holds 350 nuclear warheads and is reportedly constructing 300 new silos.

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France

France currently has 290 warheads and there has been no change since last year.

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United Kingdom

The United Kingdom is reported to have an inventory of 225 warheads.

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Pakistan

Pakistan is reported to have an inventory of 165 warheads in 2022.

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India

India has reportedly increased its nuclear inventory from 156 warheads in 2021 to 160 warheads in 2022.

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Israel

While Israel does not acknowledge it has nuclear warheads, it is reported to have 90 warheads in 2022.

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North Korea

North Korea has reportedly decreased its nuclear inventory from more than 40 warheads in 2021 to 20 warheads in 2022.

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