printable banner

U.S. Department of State - Great Seal

U.S. Department of State

Diplomacy in Action

START Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Arms


Fact Sheet
Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation
October 1, 2009

   
Share

(As of July 1, 2009, as compiled from individual data submissions of the Parties)

The data in this fact sheet comes from the most recent aggregate MOU data exchanged by the Parties no later than 30 days after the expiration of each six-month period following entry into force of the START Treaty. Only the more significant aggregate data is listed here and on the accompanying tables. The data under the "Total, Former USSR Parties" heading was compiled by the U.S. Department of State from the individual totals submitted by these Parties, and is provided for ease of comparison.

Note that all data reflects specific START counting rules. Within tables, a "--" denotes that the entry is not applicable. The complete unclassified MOU data of the Parties is available upon request from the Bureau of Verification, Compliance, and Implementation, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC 20520.


Category of Data

Belarus

Kazakhstan

Russia

Ukraine

Total, Former USSR Parties

USA

Deployed ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers, Deployed SLBMs and Their Associated Launchers, and Deployed Heavy Bombers

0

0

809

0

809

1188

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs, Deployed SLBMs, and Deployed Heavy Bombers

0

0

3897

0

3897

5916

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs and Deployed SLBMs

0

0

3289

0

3289

4864

Throw-weight of Deployed ICBMs and Deployed SLBMs (MT)

0

0

2297.0

0

2297.0

1857.30

United States of America MOU Data
Effective Date: 1 July 2009

(i) ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

MM-II

MM-III

PK for Rail-Mobile Launcher

PK for Silo Launcher

Total

Deployed ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

0

500

--

50

550

Deployed Heavy ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

--

--

--

--

--

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs

0

1200

--

400

1600

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs on Mobile Launchers of ICBMs

--

--

--

--

--

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy ICBMs

--

--

--

--

--

Throw-weight of Deployed ICBMs (MT)

0.00

575.00

--

197.50

772.50



(ii) SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

Poseidon

Trident I

Trident II

Total

Deployed SLBMs and Their Associated Launchers

0

96

336

432

Warheads Attributed to Deployed SLBMs

0

576

2688

3264

Throw-weight of Deployed SLBMs (MT)

0.00

144.00

940.80

1084.80



(iii) Heavy Bombers

B1

B-2

B-52

Total

Deployed Heavy Bombers

47

18

141

206

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

94

94

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

47

18

47

112

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers

47

18

987

1052

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

940

940

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range ALCMs

47

18

47

112

Republic of Belarus MOU Data
Effective Date: 1 July 2009

(i) ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

SS-25

Total

Deployed ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

0

0

Deployed Heavy ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

--

--

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs on Mobile Launchers of ICBMs

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy ICBMs

--

--

Throw-weight of Deployed ICBMs (MT)

0

0

(ii) SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

NONE

(iii) Heavy Bombers

NONE

Republic of Kazakhstan MOU Data
Effective Date: 1 July 2009

(i) ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

NONE

(ii) SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

NONE

(iii) Heavy Bombers

NONE

Russian Federation MOU Data
Effective Date: 1 July 2009

(i) ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

SS-25

RS-12M ICBM Variant 2 for Road Mobile Launcher

RS-12M ICBM Variant 2 for Silo Launcher

SS-19

SS-18

SS-24 for Silo Launcher

SS-24 for Rail-Mobile Launcher

Total

Deployed ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

176

15

50

120

104

0

0

465

Deployed Heavy ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

--

--

--

--

104

--

--

104

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs

176

15

50

720

1040

0

0

2001

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs on Mobile Launchers of ICBMS

176

15

--

--

--

--

0

191

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy ICBMs

--

--

--

--

1040

--

--

1040

Throw-weight of Deployed ICBMs (MT)

211.20

18.00

60.00

522.00

915.20

0

0

1726.40



(ii) SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

SS-N-18

SS-N-20

SS-N-23

RSM-56

Total

Deployed SLBMs and Their Associated Launchers

96

40

96

36

268

Warheads Attributed to Deployed SLBMs

288

400

384

216

1288

Throw-weight of Deployed SLBMs (MT)

158.40

102.00

268.80

41.40

570.60



(iii) Heavy Bombers

Blackjack

Bear

Total

Deployed Heavy Bombers

13

63

76

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

13

63

76

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

--

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers

104

504

608

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

104

504

608

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

--

0

0

Ukrainian MOU Data
Effective Date: 1 July 2009

(i) ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

SS-24 for Silo Launcher

Total

Deployed ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

0

0

Deployed Heavy ICBMs and Their Associated Launchers

--

--

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed ICBMs on Mobile Launchers of ICBMs

--

--

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy ICBMs

--

--

Throw-weight of Deployed ICBMs (MT)

0

0

(ii) SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

NONE

(iii) Heavy Bombers

Blackjack

Bear

Total

Deployed Heavy Bombers

0

0

0

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

0

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers

0

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

0

Warheads Attributed to Deployed Heavy Bombers Equipped for Nuclear Armaments Other than Long-Range Nuclear ALCMs

0

0

0



Back to Top
Sign-in

Do you already have an account on one of these sites? Click the logo to sign in and create your own customized State Department page. Want to learn more? Check out our FAQ!

OpenID is a service that allows you to sign in to many different websites using a single identity. Find out more about OpenID and how to get an OpenID-enabled account.