The Nuclear Charts – Who has the most nuclear weapons?

With North Korea once again destabilising world peace with the test of a missile-ready hydrogen bomb we look at Nuclear Weapons stockpiles to see who has what. Russia – 7000 Warheads, 1,950 Strategically operational. Russia is no surprise at No1 with the most warheads. Most of Russia’s weapons are designed for Intercontinental Ballistic Missiles (ICBM) and Submarine Launched Ballistic Missiles (SLBM) with a small number of freefall weapons in existence. Russia does, however, appear to have designed a Nuclear Torpedo codenamed Status 6. Known as a “salted bomb” its 100 megaton warhead is designed to create tsunamis up to 500 metres tall and spread deadly Cobalt-60 over a wide area […]

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