Paranuclear

Paranuclear

Paranuclear countries are those that have the ability to build nuclear weapons within months. The more common term for this is "nuclear capable" — the nation chooses not to develop nuclear weapons, but has the infrastructure to do so in a short period of time. Germany and Japan are usually considered paranuclear.

For a list of nuclear capable countries, see the section devoted to this on the List of countries with nuclear weapons.

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