“As of September 2020, the stock of US nuclear warheads consisted of 3,750 warheads. This number is about 88% less than the maximum value (31,255) in September 1967 fiscal year and about 83% less than (22,217) at the time of the fall The Berlin Wall at the end of 1989, “the message says.
The State Department notes that from 1994 to 2020 fiscal year, the United States dismantled more than 11.68 thousand nuclear warheads, and from September 30, 2017 – 711 units. Another 2 thousand units have now been written off and must be dismantled.
The department also notes that since September 30, 1990, the number of non-strategic nuclear weapons in the United States has decreased by more than 90%. In addition, tactical nuclear weapons have been dismantled since 1991.
The representative of the Main Intelligence Directorate of the Ministry of Defense of Ukraine Vadim Skibitsky in a commentary to Krim.Realii said that there are facilities on the peninsula where nuclear weapons can be deployed.