By Hans M. Kristensen, Robert S. Norris, Julia Diamond, August 31, 2018
The authors estimate that the country’s stockpile could realistically grow to 220 to 250 warheads by 2025, if the current trend continues.
Read more: Pakistani nuclear forces, 2018
Issue: Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists Volume 74 Issue 5
Keywords: ALCM; GLCM; India, Pakistan, missiles, nuclear weapons
Topics: Nuclear Notebook, Nuclear Risk, Nuclear Weapons
Kristensen is the director of the Nuclear Information Project with the Federation of American Scientists (FAS) in Washington, DC. His work focuses on researching and writing about the status...
Norris is a senior fellow with the Federation of American Scientists in Washington, DC. A former senior research associate with the Natural Resources Defense Council, his principal areas of ...
Julia Diamond has served as a consultant to the Federation of American Scientists’ Nuclear Information Project. She recently completed her master’s degree in nonproliferation and terrori...
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