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Index of Nuclear Data

Table of US Nuclear Warheads
1945-75 | 1976-2002


End
Strategic Warheads
Non-Strategic
Stockpiled
Awaiting
Intact
Year
ICBM
SLBM
Bombers
Total
Warheads
Warheads
Dism'tlem't
Warheads
1945

6 6 0 6

1946

11 11 0 11

1947

32 32 0 32

1948

110 110 0 110
?
?
1949

235 235 0 235
?
?
1950

369 369 0 369
?
?
1951

549 549 91 640
?
?
1952

800 800 205 1,005
?
?
1953

1,000 1,000 436 1,436
?
?
1954

1,500 1,500 563 2,063
?
?
1955

2,200 2,200 857 3,057
?
?
1956

3,000 3,000 1,618 4,618
?
?
1957

4,200 4,200 2,244 6,444
?
?
1958

5,700 5,700 4,122 9,822
?
?
1959 6
7,000 7,006 8,462 15,468
?
?
1960 13 34 6,954 7,000 13,433 20,434
?
?
1961 60 84 6,730 6,874 17,237 24,111
?
?
1962 213 151 6,847 7,211 20,085 27,297
?
?
1963 627 168 6,303 7,098 21,151 29,249
?
?
1964 952 605 6,471 8,028 22,723 30,751
?
?
1965 897 1,882 6,567 9,345 22,297 31,642
?
?
1966 1,054 3,545 6,633 11,232 20,468 31,700
?
?
1967 1,096 4,452 6,861 12,409 18,484 30,893
?
?
1968 1,096 4,452 6,690 12,238 16,645 28,884
?
?
1969 1,096 4,452 6,421 11,969 14,940 26,910
?
?
1970 1,306 4,452 6,465 12,223 13,896 26,119
?
?
1971 1,516 5,107 6,252 12,875 13,489 26,365
?
?
1972 1,726 5,594 7,360 12,363 12,615 27,296
?
?
1973 1,936 6,132 6,991 15,059 13,276 28,335
?
?
1974 2,041 6,569 6,788 15,398 12,772 28,170
?
?
1975 2,251 6,586 6,911 15,748 11,305 27,052
?
?



End
Strategic Warheads
Non-Strategic
Stockpiled
Awaiting
Intact
Year
ICBM
SLBM
Bombers
Total
Warheads
Warheads
Dism'tlem't
Warheads
1976 2,251 6,670 6,647 15,568 10,388 25,956
?
?
1977 2,251 6,686 6,592 15,530 9,569 25,099
?
?
1978 2,251 6,720 6,264 15,235 9,008 24,243
?
?
1979 2,251 6,653 6,252 15,156 8,951 24,107
?
?
1980 2,251 5,914 6,239 14,404 9,360 23,764
?
?
1981 2,251 5,090 6,244 13,586 9,445 23,031
?
?
1982 2,246 5,006 5,820 13,072 9,865 22,937
?
?
1983 2,242 5,208 5,663 13,113 10,041 23,154
?
?
1984 2,231 5,611 6,118 13,960 9,267 23,228
?
?
1985 2,220 5,645 6,180 14,044 9,090 23,135
?
?
1986 2,276 5,712 6,493 14,481 8,772 23,254
?
?
1987 2,417 5,914 6,624 14,955 8,535 23,490
?
?
1988 2,593 5,578 6,624 14,795 8,282 23,077 ? ?
1989 2,592 5,410 5,965 13,967 8,207 22,174 285 22,458
1990 2,591 5,474 5,330 13,395 7,816 21,211 471 21,682
1991 2,128 3,626 3,400 9,154 9,152 18,306 1,764 20,070
1992 2,127 3,626 3,691 9,444 4,287 13,731 4,559 18,290
1993 2,126 2,819 3,567 8,512 3,024 11,536 5,246 16,782
1994 2,215 3,021 3,565 8,801 2,211 11,012 4,426 15,438
1995 2,199 3,222 3,538 8,959 1,994 10,953 3,266 14,219
1996 2,196 3,424 3,028 8,648 2,238 10,886 2,421 13,307
1997 2,111 3,626 3,018 8,755 2,075 10,829
1,881
12,710
1998 2,104 3,626 3,014 8,744 2,019 10,763
1,153
11,916
1999 2,104 3,626 2,951 8,681 2,017 10,698
960
11,658
2000 2,104 3,626 2,949 8,679 1,936 10,615
570
11,185
2001 2,089 3,273 2,947 8,309 2,182 10,491
416
10,907
2002 2,089 3,600 2,945 8,634 1,821 10,455
274
10,729

last revised 11.25.02

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