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Pakistan’s nuclear weapons arsenal

Pakistan has 60 nuclear warheads, Gulf Times, 4 June 2010, Pakistan has at least 60 nuclear warheads and with two new plutonium reactors nearing completion in Khushab in Punjab, its weapons grade plutonium production will jump seven-fold, according to the latest figures released by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute. “Our conservative estimates are that Pakistan has 60 warheads and can produce 100 nuclear weapons at short notice,” the SIPRI report released this week in its latest annual report. The report claimed that Pakistan is developing an air-launched cruise missile Ra’ad and has also carried out four tests of its land-launched subsonic cruise missile Babar.

Gulf Times – Qatar’s top-selling English daily newspaper – Pakistan/Afghanistan


June 5, 2010 - Posted by | Pakistan, weapons and war

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