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Appendix D
FORCE STRUCTURE TABLES

FORCE STRUCTURE TABLES

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
STRATEGIC FORCES HIGHLIGHTSa


Table D–1

 

FY 1994

FY 1995

FY 1996

FY 1997

FY 1998

FY 1999

FY 2000

FY 2001

FY 2002

Land–Based ICBMsb

Minuteman II (1 warhead each) plus
Minuteman III (up to 3 warheads each)


625

535

530

530

500


500


500


500


500

Peacekeeper (10 warheads each)

50 50 50 50 50

50

50

50

50

Heavy Bombers (PAI)c

B–52

64 74 56 56 56

56

56

56

56

B–1d

84 60 60 60 70

74

80

82

82

B–2

3 6 9 10 12

13

16

16

16

Submarine–Launched Ballistic Missilesb

Poseidon (C–3) and Trident (C–4)
missiles on pre–Ohio–class submarines


48

0

0

0

0


0


0


0


0

Trident (C–4 and D–5) missiles on
Ohio–class submarines


336

360

384

408

432


432


432


432


432

NOTE: PAI = primary aircraft inventory.
a Force levels shown are for the ends of the fiscal years in question. Inventory levels for future years reflect the force structures supported by the FY 2000 budget. Actual force levels for FY 2001 and FY 2002 will depend on future decisions.
b Number of operational missiles not in maintenance or overhaul status.
c Excludes backup and attrition reserve aircraft as well as aircraft in depot maintenance. Total inventory counts will be higher than the PAI figures given here.
d B–1 bombers are accountable under START I but will not be accountable under START II.

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