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List of countries with nuclear weapons

The following is a list of nations that have admitted the possession of nuclear weapons, and the approximate number of warheads under their control. This group of countries is informally known as the nuclear club.

List of countries in order of number of deployed weapons

From a high of 65,000 weapons in 1985, there were about 40,000 nuclear weapons in the world in 2002.

(Statistics from [1])

Other national nuclear weapons programs

Countries believed to have or sometimes suspected of having at least one unconfirmed nuclear weapon currently, or at some point in history, or research programs with a realistic chance of producing a nuclear weapon in the near future:

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