The Growing Pakistani Nuclear Horn

Pakistani nuclear forces, 2018

By Hans M. Kristensen, Robert S. Norris, Julia Diamond, August 31, 2018

The Nuclear Notebook is researched and written by Hans M. Kristensen, director of the Nuclear Information Project with the Federation of American Scientists, and Robert S. Norris, a senior fellow with the FAS. The Nuclear Notebook column has been published in the since 1987. This issue’s column examines Pakistan’s nuclear arsenal, which includes 140 to 150 warheads. The authors estimate that the country’s stockpile could realistically grow to 220 to 250 warheads by 2025, if the current trend continues.

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Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 74 Issue 5

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