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United States Weapons of mass destruction Stats

Definitions

  • Chemical Weapons Convention ratification: Date of ratification of the Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) of countries who either declared chemical weapon stockpiles, are suspected of secretly stockpiling them, or are running chemical weapons research programs.
  • Chemical weapons destruction deadline: Date by which certain member states of the Chemical Weapon Convention (CWC) have contractually agreed to destroy their declared stockpile of chemical weapons.
  • Chemical weapons possession:

    Status of possession of chemical weapons of countries that either declared chemical weapon stockpiles, are suspected of secretly stockpiling them, or are running chemical weapons research programs.

  • Declared chemical weapons stockpile: Declared stockpile of chemical weapons.
STAT AMOUNT DATE RANK
Chemical Weapons Convention ratification April 25, 1997 2014
Chemical weapons destruction deadline 29 April 2012 (intends by 2023) 2013
Chemical weapons possession Known 2014
Declared chemical weapons stockpile 31,500 tonnes 2013 2nd out of 5

Citation

"United States Weapons of mass destruction Stats", NationMaster. Retrieved from http://www.nationmaster.com/country-info/profiles/United-States/Military/Weapons-of-mass-destruction

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