Russia currently has the largest and the most diverse nuclear arsenal in the world, the commander of US Strategic Command (USSTRATCOM) Gen. Anthony Cotton said in remarks to the Senate Armed Services Committee, Report informs referring to Sputnik International.

“Russia is currently in possession of the largest and most diverse nuclear arsenal of any nation,” Cotton said in his prepared testimony for a hearing before the committee.

Beyond its traditional strategic triad, Russia is both increasing and modernizing its nuclear options, Cotton said.