Non-signatory Uzbekistan has never commented on the humanitarian concerns raised by cluster munitions or participated in a meeting of the convention. It has abstained from voting on the annual United Nations (UN) resolution supporting the convention since it was first introduced in 2015.
Uzbekistan is not known to have used, produced, or exported cluster munitions, but it has inherited a stockpile from the Soviet Union.
The Republic of Uzbekistan has not acceded to the Convention on Cluster Munitions.
Uzbekistan did not participate in the Oslo Process that created the convention.
It has never attended a meeting of the convention or made a public statement on cluster munitions.
Uzbekistan abstained from the vote on a key UN General Assembly (UNGA) resolution in December 2020 that urges states outside the Convention on Cluster Munitions to “join as soon as possible.” Uzbekistan has abstained from voting on the annual UNGA resolution promoting the convention since it was first introduced in 2015.
Uzbekistan is not party to the Mine Ban Treaty. It is a State Party to the Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW).
Use, production, transfer, and stockpiling
Uzbekistan is not known to have used, produced, or exported cluster munitions, but it possesses stocks of cluster munitions inherited from the break-up of the Soviet Union.
According to Jane’s Information Group, Uzbekistan’s air force possesses KMG-U dispensers. Uzbekistan also possesses Grad 122mm and Uragan 220mm surface-to-surface rockets, but it is not known if these include versions with submunition payloads.
 “Implementation of the Convention on Cluster Munitions,” UN General Assembly (UNGA) Resolution 75/62, 7 December 2020.
 Robert Hewson, ed., Jane’s Air-Launched Weapons,Issue 44 (Surrey: Jane’s Information Group Limited, 2004), p. 848.
 International Institute for Strategic Studies, The Military Balance 2011 (London: Routledge, 2011), p. 280.