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China, Pakistan have more nuclear warheads than India: Think tank SIPRI

According to the SIPRI Yearbook 2020, India possesses 150 nuclear warheads, while China and Pakistan have 320 and 160 warheads respectively

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China and Pakistan have more nuclear warheads than India, according to the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI).
According to the SIPRI Yearbook 2020, India possesses 150 nuclear warheads, while China and Pakistan have 320 and 160 warheads respectively.
"China is in the middle of a significant modernization of its nuclear arsenal. It is developing a so-called nuclear triad for the first time, made up of new land- and sea-based missiles and nuclear-capable aircraft. India and Pakistan are slowly increasing the size and diversity of their nuclear forces," said the think tank in a statement.
 

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First Published: Jun 16 2020 | 11:55 AM IST

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