Published On: Feb 12 2013 10:53:33 AM CSTUpdated On: Sep 12 2013 03:53:43 PM CDT
Satellite images of North Korea's Yongbyon nuclear facility suggest it has restarted a plutonium production reactor, once again raising worries about the hermit country's nuclear weapons program. But how many weapons does North Korea -- or any other country, for that matter -- actually have? The Federation of American Scientists has some estimates here:
The total inventory is all the weapons a country is believed to have, including stockpiles. Operational strategic weapons are functioning weapons designed to hit specific targets.
Russia Total inventory: 8,500 weapons. Operational strategic: 1,740 weapons.
United StatesTotal inventory: 7,700 weapons. Operational strategic: 1,950 weapons.
France Total inventory: 300 weapons. Operational strategic: 290 weapons.
China Total inventory: 240 weapons. Operational strategic: 0 weapons.
United Kingdom Total inventory: 225 weapons. Operational strategic: 160 weapons.
Israel Total inventory: 80 weapons. Operational strategic: 0 weapons.
Pakistan Total inventory: 90 to 100 weapons. Operational strategic: 0 weapons.
India Total inventory: 80 to 100 weapons. Operational strategic: 0 weapons.
North Korea Total inventory: Fewer than 10 weapons. Operational strategic: 0 weapons.
WARNING: Graphic content. A 7.8 magnitude earthquake centered less than 50 miles from Kathmandu rocked Nepal with devastating force early Saturday, killing at least 1,400 people -- and probably more -- in Nepal's capital city, authorities said.
(Warning: Graphic content) A 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit Kathmandu on Saturday. Many houses, buildings and temples in the capital were destroyed, leaving thousands dead or trapped under the debris as emergency rescue workers attempt to clear rubble and find survivors.