Moscow currently has 1,492 deployed nuclear warheads, Washington — 1737. These data are presented in the next help on the implementation of the Russian-US Treaty on Measures for the Further Reduction and Limitation of Strategic Offensive Arms (New START), which was distributed to the U.S. State Department.
Thus, according to his testimony, armed Russia is currently 494 operationally deployed nuclear warheads media, including intercontinental ballistic missiles (ICBMs) and heavy bombers (TB) and submarine launched ballistic missiles (SLBMs). The U.S. has such carriers now — 812, informs the U.S. Department of State.
In addition, it adds, the whole of deployed and non-deployed launchers of ICBMs and SLBMs, and TB in Russia, there are 881 in the U.S. — 1040.
The information in the certificate is current as of March 1 of this year. It reflects the officially provided by the parties to each other statistics, ITAR-TASS reported.
The new START treaty was signed on 8 April 2010 in Prague, Presidents Dmitry Medvedev and Barack Obama. The Treaty entered into force on 5 February last year. It provides that each party reduce its strategic offensive arms so that seven years after its entry into force and subsequently the aggregate numbers do not exceed 700, for deployed ICBMs, SLBMs and heavy bombers, 1550, for warheads attributed to them, 800 units for deployed and non-deployed launchers of ICBMs, SLBMs and heavy bombers. The agreement commits to exchange information on the number of warheads and delivery vehicles twice a year.