Nuclear Stockpiles: USSR/Russia, strategic warheads, various estimates

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 23 August 2008

See Cumulative estimates, introduction for explanation and sources.


yearUSSR/Russia
strategic warheads
operational
(WRJ)
accountable
(WRJ)
(NRDC 2002)(Zaloga 2002)(Podvig 2001)(NRDC 1994)
1949      
1950      
1951      
1952      
1953      
1954      
1955      
1956  120 4284
1957  152 126102
1958  256 182186
1959  343 243283
1960  386310304354
1961  449359352423
1962  497423405481
1963  608496470589
1964  782564572771
1965  885609606829
1966  1,037837792954
1967  1,4661,1761,2011,349
1968  1,7131,4681,4541,605
1969  2,0361,7661,7771,815
1970  2,3272,0722,0682,216
1971  2,4692,3302,3422,441
1972  2,5502,4042,3692,573
1973  2,6812,4172,3522,711
1974  2,8432,9532,3432,795
1975  3,1953,4232,8893,217
1976  4,0053,5533,2123,477
1977  4,5183,9743,5464,242
1978  5,5174,5514,4955,516
1979  6,7005,7115,6426,571
1980  7,4886,6676,5497,480
1981  8,1426,9277,1238,296
1982  8,7168,1897,7238,904
1983  9,2428,3738,2959,300
19849,9639,3019,5538,5738,7309,626
198510,2429,5769,9978,9139,02010,012
198610,63410,18110,2129,3799,10010,108
198711,00910,41410,6289,7059,35210,442
198811,21910,48711,0799,9739,66810,852
198912,07110,97811,52910,33010,14211,320
199012,09111,42211,15910,49710,20110,880
199112,75511,8139,20210,6809,6709,537
19928,46511,1698,56010,5858,9919,470
19937,43711,2688,2879,3218,4009,021
19946,84311,0447,3968,6267,3889,000
1995  6,7737,8566,264 
1996  6,6527,3926,066 
1997  6,2046,6446,067 
1998  5,9666,2045,924 
1999  5,9065,9545,836 
20005,845 5,906 5,700 
2001  5,263   
20025,491 4,951   
2003      
2004  4,422   
2005  3,814   
20064,227 3,500   
2007  3,339   
2008      
2009      
2010      
2011      
2012  2,053   


© 1995-2007, 2008 by Wm. Robert Johnston.
Last modified 23 August 2008.
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