These are the nine countries with nuclear weapons

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The United States Of America
The U.S. has an estimates inventory of 6,970 nuclear warheads, and carried out its first nuclear test in 1945. (Reuters)The United States Of America
 
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Russia
Russia is estimated to have around 7,300 nuclear warheads, although the total is uncertain because there is no accurate count of tactical weapons. Of these, an estimated 1,790 are strategically deployed. (Reuters/Denis Sinyakov)
 
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France
France has the third biggest nuclear arsenal in the world, but it is now significantly reduced from previous levels. (Reuters)
 
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China
China is estimated to have about 260 strategic and tactical nuclear weapons, and stocks of equipment and materials sufficient to produce a much larger arsenal. (Reuters)
 
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Britain
Britain’s nuclear stockpile consists of about 215 strategic and “sub-strategic” warheads on four nuclear-powered ballistic missile submarines. (Reuters)
 
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Pakistan
Pakistan is believed to illegally possess 110-130 nuclear warheads. (Reuters)
 
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India
India has formally declared itself to be a nuclear state. Exactly what weapons it possesses is unclear, but it is believed the country has produced weapons-grade plutonium for 100-120 warheads. (Reuters)
 
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Israel
Israel is widely understood to possess a sizable nuclear arsenal but maintains a policy of nuclear ambiguity. It is estimated they possess around 100 nuclear warheads. (Reuters)
 
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North Korea
It is unclear what nuclear capability this secretive nation has, but the country has claimed to have successfully carried out nuclear tests. In contradiction of United Nations sanctions, missiles were fired into the sea earlier this year, and activity has been seen at the country’s plutonium producing factories. (Reuters)
 
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