More nuclear warheads operational, analyst says

By Melissa Erichsen, Dpa
Updated June 17 2024 - 12:50pm, first published 12:44pm
Researchers say around 2,100 operational warheads are kept on ballistic missiles on high alert . (AP PHOTO)
Researchers say around 2,100 operational warheads are kept on ballistic missiles on high alert . (AP PHOTO)

Nuclear weapons states are strengthening their arsenals in the face of numerous conflicts worldwide, according to a leading Swedish think tank on conflict and defence.

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