sputniknews.com Israel's nuclear weapons arsenal includes 115 warheads, according to a new report by the Institute for Science and International Security, a Washington, DC-based think tank. The arsenal represents what Israel has been estimated to amass since it developed its first nuclear weapon shortly before the Six-Day War in 1967. The study, which was conducted as part of more comprehensive evaluation of the worldwide inventory of plutonium, estimates that Israel has produced about 660 kilograms of plutonium at the Dimona reactor since operations began in 1963, which would allow it to have 115 nuclear weapons today. The report acknowledges that the actual number is not publicly known. Israel is one of nine nations that has a nuclear arsenal, but is the only one that does not comment on its existence. Other studies have estimated that Israel has between 80 and 200 nuclear weapons.
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