Nuclear Stockpiles: USSR/Russia, warheads, various estimates

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2007

See Cumulative estimates, introduction for explanation and sources.


yearUSSR/Russia
warheads
(WRJ)(NRDC 2006)(NRDC 2002)(NRDC 1994)(NRDC 1989)median est.
(Wohlstetter)
low est.
(Wohlstetter)
high est.
(Wohlstetter)
(Wagner)(Weinberger)(Ikle/Wohlstetter)
194911111      
195035555      
19513525252525      
19528550505050      
1953135120120120120      
1954200150150150150      
19554302002002002001400280   
19566604264264004004500900   
195790066066065065079501,590   
19581,0608698699009001,3322242,440   
19591,7001,0601,0601,0501,0502,2951,0403,550   
19602,4701,6051,6051,7001,7003,1151,7104,520  3,430
19613,3202,4712,4712,4502,4504,1002,4305,770  4,850
19624,2403,3223,3223,1003,1005,1303,0807,180  6,280
19635,2204,2384,2384,0004,0006,5004,0308,970  7,710
19646,3005,2215,2215,1005,1007,8505,10010,600  9,130
19657,5506,1296,1296,3006,3009,2906,28012,3008,4004,12010,600
19668,8507,0897,0897,5507,55010,6207,54013,7009,9605,35012,000
196710,0008,3398,3398,8508,85012,1708,84015,50011,5007,00013,400
196811,0009,3999,39910,00010,00013,70010,00017,40013,1008,98014,800
196912,70010,53810,53811,00011,30015,15011,30019,00014,60010,90016,300
197014,50011,64311,64312,70012,50016,65012,50020,80016,20012,70017,700
197116,60013,09213,09214,50013,50017,80013,50022,10017,80014,50019,000
197218,80014,47814,47816,60014,60019,10014,60023,60019,30016,60020,300
197321,10015,91515,91518,80015,80020,60015,80025,40020,90018,80021,600
197423,50017,38517,38521,10016,80021,80016,80026,80022,40021,10022,900
197525,80019,05519,44323,50017,90023,35017,90028,80024,00023,50024,300
197628,40021,20521,20525,80019,10024,80019,10030,50025,60025,80025,500
197731,40023,04423,04428,40020,20026,10020,20032,00027,10028,40026,700
197834,00025,39325,39331,40021,30027,40021,30033,50028,70031,40028,100
197936,30027,93527,93534,00022,50028,75022,50035,00030,30034,00029,400
198038,70030,06230,06236,30023,70030,10023,70036,50031,80036,30030,800
198140,80032,04932,04938,70025,00031,35024,90037,80033,40038,70032,100
198242,60033,95233,95240,80026,00032,85026,30039,40035,00040,80033,500
198343,30035,80435,80442,60027,000    42,60034,600
198444,00037,43137,43143,30028,000    44,50035,700
198545,00039,19739,19744,00029,000    46,10036,800
198643,00045,00040,72345,00030,000      
198741,00043,00038,85944,00031,000      
198839,00041,00037,33042,50033,000      
198937,00039,00035,81740,00032,000      
199035,80037,00033,51538,000       
199134,60035,00029,60635,000       
199233,40033,00026,25633,500       
199332,20031,00022,78532,000       
199431,00029,00019,06729,000       
199529,80027,00015,615        
199628,60025,00012,722        
199727,40024,00011,264        
199826,20023,00010,764        
199925,00022,00010,451        
200023,80021,00010,201        
200122,60020,0009,126        
200221,40019,0008,579        
200320,20018,000         
200419,00018,000         
200518,00017,000         
200617,00016,000         
200716,000          


© 1995-2003, 2007 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 26 November 2007.
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