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Tactical Nuclear Weapons Inventory Estimates

TNW

Arbatov
1991
Sutyagin
2012
FAS
2018
WH
2019 GlobalSecurity.org
platformsloadWH
Strategic Defense3000166258218368
S-300 (SA-10/20)0 - 982901502300
53T6 Gazelle686868168
Coastal Defense2015..20
SSC-1B Sepal+5some1+
SS-N-26 (3M55/Yakhont)+10-1+
Aviation7000334 500333522
Tu-22M Backfire AF136+634252
Su-24M Fencer AF162+1501150
Su-24M Fencer Navy-+24124
Su-34 Fullback18+46146
MiG-31BM Foxbat18+50150
Missiles4000156 ..120120
SS-21/SS-26..1401201120
SSC-8 GLCM (9M729)..16-1-
Naval *
Submarines / ships / air
5000330810873
SLCM96+....152
3M14E Kalibr (SS-N-30)..
PLA pr.885 "Ash"..44?16?
pr.11442M Kirov TARK Battlecruiser..410?40?
949A Antey Oscar II with
..4
     SS-N-19 / P-700 Granit ..1248
     SS-N-16 Stallion / 85-P..624
     SS-N-15 Starfish / 82-P..624
ASW missile15+....40
SS-N-15 STARFISH..???
971 Bars / Shchuka-B..41040
SAM5+....576
S-300PMU on 1144.2 Kirov ..496384
S-300PMU on 1164 Slava..364192
DB [depth bomb]78+....83
Ka-27..63163
Mi-14..20120
torpedoes76+....32
885 Yasen ..4416
971 Bars / Shchuka-B..4416
Atomic demolition700-- --
Artillery20000 - 18- 0 - !!715 ??
2S4 Tulip..4300.25 ? #107
2S7 Pion..1300.25 ?33
2S3 Acacia SPH..16000.25 ?400
2S5 Hyacinth-S SPG..7000.25 ?175

total non-strategic

21,700

860–
1,040

1,830

..

2,633

Arbatov, Alexei,
“Deep Cuts and De-alerting: A Russian Perspective,”
in Harold Feiveson, editor,
The Nuclear Turning Point : A Blueprint for Deep Cuts and
De-Alerting of Nuclear Weapons,
Brookings Institution, Washington, 1999, p. 319.
Igor Sutyagin
Atomic Accounting A New Estimate of
Russia’s Non-Strategic Nuclear Forces
,
RUSI Occasional Paper, November 2012
FAS Russian nuclear forces, 2018
Hans M. Kristensen & Robert S. Norris
Federation of American Scientists [FAS]
* platform/weapons not further specified
# average of 1 charge for every
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