Reductions in nuclear warheads
Have reductions in nuclear arsenals occurred?
Total warheads in 1986: 69,480
Total in 1996: 37,000
Total in 2001: 21,840
How have these occurred?
Most have been negotiated under bilateral agreements such as:
The Intermediate Range Nuclear Forces Agreement , “INF Treaty” (1987)
For more information on proposed agreements see: