New START Treaty Aggregate Numbers of Strategic Offensive Arms

Fact Sheet
Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance
January 12, 2018

   

(Data in this Fact Sheet comes from the biannual exchange of data required by the Treaty. It contains data declared current as of September 1, 2017. Data will be updated each six month period after entry into force of the Treaty.)[1]

Category of Data

United States of America

Russian Federation

Deployed ICBMs, Deployed SLBMs, and Deployed Heavy Bombers

660

501

Warheads on Deployed ICBMs, on Deployed SLBMs, and Nuclear Warheads Counted for Deployed Heavy Bombers

1393

1561

Deployed and Non-deployed Launchers of ICBMs, Deployed and Non-deployed Launchers of SLBMs, and Deployed and Non-deployed Heavy Bombers

800

790

United States of America Data

Effective Date: September 1, 2017

ICBMs and ICBM Launchers

MM-III

Total

Deployed ICBMs

399

399

Non-deployed ICBMs

281

281

Deployed and Non-deployed Launchers of ICBMs

454

454

Deployed Launchers of ICBMs

399

399

Non-deployed Launchers of ICBMs

55

55

Test Launchers

4

4

SLBMs and SLBM Launchers

Trident II

Total

Deployed SLBMs

212

212

Non-deployed SLBMs

215

215

Deployed and Non-deployed Launchers of SLBMs

280

280

Deployed Launchers of SLBMs

212

212

Non-deployed Launchers of SLBMs

68

68

Test Launchers

0

0

Heavy Bombers

B-2A

B-52H

Total

Deployed Heavy Bombers

11

38

49

Non-deployed Heavy Bombers

9

8

17

Test Heavy Bombers

1

2

3

Heavy Bombers Equipped for Non-nuclear Armaments

0

41

41


[1] The complete unclassified data for the United States is available upon request from the Bureau of Arms Control, Verification and Compliance, U.S. Department of State, Washington, DC. Please contact AVC Press at AVC-Press-DL@state.gov.