Photo: the US 1750 deployed nuclear warheads

The U.S. nuclear Arsenal has 5,800 warheads, 2,000 of which are waiting to be dismantled.

The United States has 1750 deployed nuclear warheads in reserve is 2050 warheads awaiting dismantling about 2,000 warheads, bringing the total number of warheads to 5800. The size of the US nuclear Arsenal estimated the magazine Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists.

It is noted that from 1750 400 deployed warheads designed for ballistic missiles, approximately 900 for submarines. Another 300 warheads are in the US on the bases of bombers. The remaining 150 tactical – on the European sites.

According to the newspaper, us nuclear weapons are stored at approximately 24 locations in 11 U.S. States and five European countries.

The place with the largest number of nuclear weapons is the complex of underground vaults and ammunition in Kirtland South of Albuquerque (nm), where warheads awaiting shipment to the Pantex plant (TX) for disposal.

As reported, yesterday the President of Russia Vladimir Putin has urged the five nuclear powers to begin work on addressing the threat of global war.

As you know, recently in the spotlight problem with a nuclear Iran. Earlier, the authorities have suspended restrictions on the production of enriched uranium, which can be used to produce reactor fuel and nuclear weapons.

At the same time, the country’s President Hassan Rouhani says that Iran does not seek to have nuclear weapons.


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