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How Many Nuclear Bombs Have Been Dropped In The World?

How Many Nuclear Bombs Have Been Tested


Since the first nuclear test on 15 July 1945, there have been over 2,051 other nuclear weapons tests around the world. Read the Map of every nuclear-bomb explosion in history


List of Names Nuclear Weapon Tests by Different Countries in the World


Name of Nuclear ExplosionCountryYear
Little Boy*USA1945
Fat Man*USA1945
Ivy MikeUSA1952
Joe 4USSR1953
Castle BravoUSA1954
Grapple XUK1957
Gerboise BleueFrance1960
Tsar BombaUSSR1961
Test No. 6China1967
Smiling BuddhaIndia1974
2006 North Korea Nuclear TestNorth Korea2006
2009 North Korea Nuclear TestNorth Korea2009


*Little Boy and Fat Man were used as Atom Bomb on Japan. The United States dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, during the final stage of the Second World War. The two bombings, which killed at least 129,000 people, remain the only use of nuclear weapons for warfare in history.



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