LONDON: India and Pakistan are the world's newest known nuclear
The two countries conducted back-to-back nuclear tests in 1998,
but the exact number of warheads held by each side is not
The following are estimates supplied by Jane's Strategic Weapon
Systems in London.
nuclear warheads: 100 to 150.
20 bombs deliverable by Jaguar or Mirage 2000
Rest may be fitted to Agni or Prithvi missiles.
Estimated nuclear warheads: 25
20 bombs deliverable by F-16
Rest may be fitted to Shaheen or Ghauri
(2,500 km/1,560 miles)
Agni 2 (3,000 km/1,875
miles; upgraded, up to 3,500 km/2,190 miles)
SS-150 (150 km/94 miles)
Prithvi SS-250 (250
|Shaheen 1 (600 km/375 miles) |
Shaheen 2 (under
development - up to 2,500 km/1,560 miles)
(1,500 km/940 miles)
Ghauri 2 (2,300 km/1,440