Just How Many Nukes Does the US Have?

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Nuclear weapon test Romeo (11 megaton) on the Bikini Atoll on April 15, 1954

Just how many nuclear bombs does the United States of America have? For thirty years, the exact number of bombs the Pentagon stockpiles has been a secret (though people have pretty much guessed correctly).

Now, for the first time ever, that number has been officially released by the Obama administration: it’s 5,113 warheads.

From the Federation of American Scientists..

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