The launching of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile at Plesetsk testing field, Russia. Photo: Handout / Russian Defence Ministry / AFP
The launching of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile at Plesetsk testing field, Russia. Photo: Handout / Russian Defence Ministry / AFP
Defence

World headed for new era of nuclear rearmament, SIPRI says

  • Global nuclear arsenal expected to grow in coming years for the first time since the Cold War, think tank says
  • Stockholm International Peace Research Institute said for the first time that North Korea has 20 nuclear warheads

The launching of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile at Plesetsk testing field, Russia. Photo: Handout / Russian Defence Ministry / AFP
The launching of the Sarmat intercontinental ballistic missile at Plesetsk testing field, Russia. Photo: Handout / Russian Defence Ministry / AFP
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