Thursday, April 21, 2011

Sticker Shock: Libyan Intervention 600 million

ABC- Politics
 One week after an international military coalition intervened in Libya, the cost to U.S. taxpayers has reached at least $600 million, according figures provided by the Pentagon. 
  • U.S. ships and submarines have launched at least 191Tomahawk cruise missiles from their arsenals, costing $268.8 million.
  •  U.S. warplanes have dropped 455 precision guided bombs, costing tens of thousands of dollars each.  
  •  A downed Air Force F-15E fighter jet will cost more than $60 million to replace.  

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