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Table of Russian Nuclear Weapons Stockpile, 2002


Category/Type
Weapon System
Launchers
Warheads*

Strategic Offense

ICBMs
SS-18 (144), SS-19 (137), SS-24 (36), SS-25 (360), SS-27 (29)
706
3,011
SLBMs
SS-N-18 (96), SS-N-20 (40), SS-N-23 (96)
232
1,072
Bombers
15 Blackjack, 32Bear-H6, 31 Bear-H16 (AS-15 ALCMs, AS-16 SRAMs, bombs)
78
868
Total Strategic Offense
~5,000

Strategic Defense

SAMs
SA-5B Gammon, SA-10 Grumble
1,200
1,200
Total Strategic Defense
1,200

Land-based Non-strategic

Bombers and fighters
Backfire (105), Fencer (280) (AS-4 ASM, AS-6 ASM, AS-16 SRAM, bombs)
385
1,540
Total Land-based Non-strategic
1,700

Naval Non-strategic

Attack aircraft
Backfire (45), Fencer (50) (AS-4 ASM, bombs)
95
190
SLCMs
SS-N-9, SS-N-12, SS-N-19, SS-N-21, SS-N-22
--
240
ASW weapons
SS-N-15, SS-N-16, torpedoes, depth bombs
na
210
Total Naval Non-strategic
540

TOTAL

~8,400
* Assumes an operational stockpile with spares. An equal number are retired and/or awaiting dismantlement.

last revised 11.25.02

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