After the Russia-Ukraine war, the demand for nuclear weapons in the world increased, know how many weapons India and China have
The SIPRI Global Think Tank believes that the Ukraine War has every potential to increase the nuclear arms race around the world. The latest 'Year-Book' report of SIPRI has been released and according to it, all the nuclear countries are busy increasing their nuclear weapons stock. It has been told in the report that Russia has the most nuclear weapons.
At the same time, it has been said in the report that China is constantly engaged in increasing the stock of its nuclear weapons. On Sunday itself, the Defense Minister of China gave detailed information to the 'Shangri-La Dialogue' about the need for nuclear weapons. According to the 'Year Book-2022' of the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute ie SIPRI, at present, there are a total of 12,705 nuclear weapons in the world. Of these, Russia has the highest number of 5977 while America has 5428. Let us tell you that during the Ukraine war, Russia has threatened nuclear attack many times.
Where is India in the nuclear arms race?
According to the latest SIPRI report, China is number three in terms of nuclear weapons and has 350 nuclear weapons. India has 160 nuclear weapons, then Pakistan has 165. That is, China and Pakistan together have more nuclear weapons than India. According to the report, SIPRI in its report on nuclear weapons has given detailed information about China's nuclear weapons.
It has been said in the report that China is continuously increasing its nuclear weapons stockpile. Satellite pictures have revealed that China is building at least 300 missile silos, ie missile stores. Apart from this, some nuclear weapons have been used by the Chinese military operationally. Apart from this, China is also using mobile launchers for nuclear missiles. The Chinese Navy is also using nuclear submarines.
Who is the Defense Minister of China?
On Sunday itself, China's Defense Minister Wei Feng said in Singapore that Dragon is preparing nuclear weapons for its self-defense. While addressing the Shangri-La Dialogue held in Singapore, Wei said that the DF-41 Intercontinental Ballistic Missile (ICBM), capable of carrying nuclear weapons, was included in China's military parade in the year 2019. Has become part of the Rocket Force (Chinese Rocket Force). Before becoming Defense Minister, Wei was the commander of China's Rocket Force.