Nuclear Stockpiles: USSR/Russia, megatonnage, various estimates

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 26 November 2007

See Cumulative estimates, introduction for explanation and sources.


yearUSSR/Russia
megatons
(WRJ)(NRDC 1989)(Wagner)(Weinberger)(Ikle/Wohlstetter)(Carlucci)
19490.020.02    
19500.060.1    
19511.60.5    
19524.13    
195378    
19541112    
195519016    
195636025    
195766050    
1958700100    
19591,190225    
19602,580500    
19613,420750   310
19624,1401,050  950970
19635,1702,000  1,6302,040
19646,0903,000  2,4703,280
19657,2404,20011,8003,5603,7505,280
19669,8306,30013,3004,0605,6707,930
196711,7008,10014,6004,6607,5409,910
196813,40010,00016,0005,3509,74011,900
196915,30012,70017,4006,34013,20014,200
197017,10014,20018,4007,37014,50016,300
197117,40015,40019,3008,64015,40017,700
197217,80016,20020,1009,94016,20018,700
197318,40016,70020,80011,50016,80019,200
197418,70016,70021,20013,30017,40019,200
197519,40016,20021,20014,50017,10018,700
197619,10015,40020,70015,30016,60017,700
197718,30014,00019,70015,90015,50016,500
197818,00013,60018,70016,10014,70014,700
197916,90012,60017,60016,20014,00014,700
198015,70011,60016,30016,20013,60013,300
198116,20011,50015,40016,00013,30011,300
198216,50011,40014,70015,60013,20011,500
198316,10011,30014,10015,40013,00011,300
198415,80011,300 15,30013,00011,300
198515,40011,200 15,300 11,300
198614,70011,200    
198714,00011,100    
198813,30011,000    
198912,70011,000    
199012,300     
199111,800     
199211,400     
199311,000     
199410,600     
199510,200     
19969,790     
19979,380     
19988,970     
19998,560     
20008,140     
20017,730     
20027,320     
20036,910     
20046,500     
20056,160     
20065,820     
20075,480     


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