This map layer shows the possession of means of delivery for nuclear weapons in two categories for 2017.

Example of how to read the map:

India has 42 SRBMs and 12 MRBMs.


  • IISS - International Institute for Strategic Studies

    IISS (International Institute for Strategic Studies) publishes the delivery systems on annually in The Military Balance. With research being central to IISS activities, its experts deliver impartial policy advice on military and strategic issues. Its annual Military Balance is an assessment of a country's military capacities and defence economics and contains detailed information on its armed forces, such the number of weapons and soldiers of over 171 countries.


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