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How Much the Military Costs - And What it Could have Bought

THE TRUE COST OF MILITARY EQUIPMENT SPENDING AND WHAT ELSE IT COULD HAVE BOUGHT EQUIPPING ONE U.S. SOLDIER CRUISE MISSILE ABRAMS TANK $17,500 $830,000 $6,210,000 WHICH AMOUNTS TO WHICH AMOUNTS TO WHICH AMOUNTS TO 0.35 16.8 125.6 AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES 0.83 39.6 295.9 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 1.16 55 412 FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE 0.08 3.7 28 HOMES HOMES HOMES [LEGEND] REAL MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME $49,445 AVERAGE COST OF 4-YEAR COLLEGE EDUCATION F-22 RAPTOR B-2 STEALTH BOMBER (ADJUSTED FOR INFLATION) $150,000,000 $20,986 $1.01 Billion WHICH AMOUNTS TO WHICH AMOUNTS TO 3,033.7 AVERAGE FAMILY HEALTH INSURANCE PLAN 20,426.7 AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES (Through Employer) AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES 7,147.6 $15,073 48,127.3 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 9,951.6 MEDIAN SALE PRICE OF NEW HOMES SOLD IN THE U.S. 67,007.2 FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE $221,800 676.3 4,553.7 HOMES HOMES GERALD R. FORD CLASS AIRCRAFT CARRIER U.S. NUCLEAR WEAPONS PROGRAM SPENDING PER YEAR VIRGINIA CLASS SUBMARINE $2.3 Billion $13.5 Billion $52 Billion WHICH AMOUNTS TO WHICH AMOUNTS TO WHICH AMOUNTS TO 46,516.3 273,030.6 1,051,673.5 $4 AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD INCOMES 109,596.9 643,286 - 2,477,842.3 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 4-YEAR EDUCATIONS 152,590.7 895,641.2 3,449,842.3 FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE FAMILIES' HEALTH INSURANCE 10,369.7 60,865.6 234,445.4 HOMES HOMES HOMES SOURCES: http://www.census.gov/prod/2011pubs/p60-239.pdf http://www.census.gov/const/uspriceann.pdf http://nces.ed.gov/fastfacts/display.asp?id%3D76 http://ehbs.kff.org/pdf/8226.pdf http://www.globalsecurity.org/military/library/budget/fy1999/dot-e/army/99m1a2.html http://www.fas. http://costofwar.com/en/publications/2011/analysis-fiscal- year-2012-pentagon-spending-request/org/man/gao/nsiad97181.htm http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-12806709 http://www.cbo.gov/ftpdocs/88xx/doc8865/Chapter1.5.1.shtml http://www.fas.org/blog/secrecy/2009/01/nuclear_spending.html http://tech.military.com/equipment/view/138675/ssn774-virginia-class-fast-attack-submarine.html http://www.saffm.hq.af.mil/shared/media/document/AFD-100128-072.pdf http://www.abqtrib.com/news/2007/oct/04/cost-equip-us-soldier-17500-please/ BROUGHT TO YOU BY: Militaro.com

How Much the Military Costs - And What it Could have Bought

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The US spends around $700 billion to sustain its massive military. You may be thinking, why does it cost this much? There's loads of equipment that costs in the millions just to use once, like the Tom...

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