NUCLEAR WARHEADS

  • India has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads: US experts July 24, 2012

    Washington: India is not converting all its weaponsgrade plutonium into warheads, two top American nuclear scientists have claimed, estimating that it currently has 80 to 100 nuclear warheads for its emerging Triad of air, land, and seabased nuclearcapable delivery vehicles. India is estimated to have produced approximately 520 kilograms of weaponsgrade...
  • Pak rapidly developing its nuke arsenal: report April 11, 2012

    Washington: Estimated to have more nuclear weapons than India, Pakistan is rapidly developing and expanding its atomic arsenal, spending about $ 2.5 billion a year to develop such weapons, a report has said. "Pakistan has been rapidly developing and expanding its nuclear arsenal, increasing its capacity to produce plutonium, and testing...
  • Experts say Iran can make nuclear bomb September 18, 2009

    Vienna: Iran experts at the UN nuclear monitoring agency believe Tehran has the ability to make a nuclear bomb and worked on developing a missile system that can carry an atomic warhead, according to a report. The document drafted by the International Atomic Energy Agency is the clearest indication that those...
  • US firms now control UK's nuclear weapons plant December 20, 2008

    London: Britain's government said Friday that a stateowned nuclear group has sold its stake in the company that manages the UK's atomic weapons research center, bringing the facility under the control of US companies. British Nuclear Fuels PLC has sold a onethird share in Britain's AWE Management Ltd to Jacobs Engineering...
  • Japan looks into making nuclear warhead December 25, 2006

    Tokyo: The Japanese government recently looked into the possibility of developing nuclear warhead, a news report said on Monday, citing an internal government document. Yasuhisa Shiozaki, the government's top spokesman, however, denied the existence of such a document. The Japanese daily Sankei reported that experts at government organisations concluded that it would...