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Countries with Nuclear Weapons

World Map shows location of top ten countries with largest nuclear weapons. While Russia is at top spot with 8,500 of nuclear weapons followed by United States with 7,700 and France with 300 nuclear weapons.

Top ten Largest Nuclear Weapons Countries
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TOP COUNTRIES WITH LARGEST NUCLEAR WARHEADS (2015)

RANKCountryTotal inventory
(All estimates are approximate and are as of January 2016)
1Russia7290
2United States 7000
3France 300
4China260
5United Kingdom215
6Pakistan110-130
7India100-120
8Israel80
9North Korea9-Jan
10Total15,395

TOP COUNTRIES WITH LARGEST NUCLEAR WARHEADS (2014)

RANKCountryTotal Inventory
(Estimates are as of Jan 2014)
1Russia8000
2United States 7300
3France 300
4China250
5United Kingdom225
6Pakistan100-120
7India90-110
8Israel80
9North Korea6-8.
Total16,350

SOURCE : World nuclear forces, January 2014
SIPRI Yearbook 2014
http://www.sipri.org/research/armaments/nuclear-forces
http://bos.sagepub.com/content/70/5/96.full.pdf
http://www.sipri.org/yearbook/2014/files/SIPRIYBSummary14.pdf

TOP COUNTRIES WITH LARGEST NUCLEAR WARHEADS (2014)

RANKCountryTotal Inventory
(Estimates are as of Jan 2014)
1Russia8000
2United States 7300
3France 300
4China250
5United Kingdom225
6Pakistan100-120
7India90-110
8Israel80
9North Korea6-8.
Total16,350

Top Ten Countries with Nuclear Weapons Images



CountryWarheads (Active/Total)Date of first test
The five nuclear-weapon states under the NPT
United States2,104 / 7,31516 July 1945 ("Trinity")
Russia1,600 / 8,00029 August 1949 ("RDS-1")
United Kingdom160 / 2253 October 1952 ("Hurricane")
France290 / 30013 February 1960 ("Gerboise Bleue")
Chinan.a. / 25016 October 1964 ("596")

CountryWarheads (Active/Total)Date of first test
Non-NPT nuclear powers
Indian.a. / 90–11018 May 1974 ("Smiling Buddha")
Pakistann.a. / 100–12028 May 1998 ("Chagai-I")
North Korean.a. / <109. October 2006

CountryWarheads (Active/Total)Date of first test
Undeclared nuclear powers
Israeln.a. / Suspected 80Unknown (suspected 22 September 1979)