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Soviet Union

Soviet Union Military Stats

STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Nuclear weapons > Atmospheric tests 230 2000 1st out of 6
Nuclear weapons > Peaceful use tests 156 2000 1st out of 6
Nuclear weapons > Share of all nuclear tests 34.4% 2000 1st out of 6
Nuclear weapons > Share of all nuclear tests by yield 54.9% 2000 1st out of 6
Nuclear weapons > Test detonations 982 2000 1st out of 6
Nuclear weapons > Total yield of all tests 296,836 Kt 2000 1st out of 6

SOURCES: Wikipedia: Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary (Worldwide nuclear testing totals by country) (Defined as these classes of tests: atmospheric, surface, barge, cratering, space, and underwater tests.); Wikipedia: Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary (Worldwide nuclear testing totals by country) (As declared so by the nation testing; some may have been dual use.); Wikipedia: Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary (Worldwide nuclear testing totals by country); Wikipedia: Worldwide nuclear testing counts and summary (Worldwide nuclear testing totals by country) (Detonations include zero-yield detonations in safety tests and failed full yield tests, but not those in the accident category listed above.)

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Soviet Union Military Profiles (Subcategories)

Nuclear weapons 6