MORE NUKES: The U.S. and Russia are reducing their operational nuclear arsenals, but China expanded its nuclear arsenal in 2012, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (Sipri). At the start of 2013 the eight known and suspected nuclear states — the U.S., Russia, U.K., France, China, India, Pakistan and Israel — possessed roughly 4,400 operational nuclear weapons, with 2,000 kept on high alert. Moreover, all five legally recognized states — China, France, Russia, ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Nuclear Weapons Not Subsiding in Global Landscape: Sipri".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.