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The Most Expensive U.S. Military Vehicles

Photo: U.S. Air Force | John Rossino

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Most Expensive US Military Vehicles

No other country on earth has a larger defense budget than the United States. According to the Department of Defense, its base budget for fiscal year 2010 is over $500 billion, with another $130 billion to bolster the War on Terrorism and another $33 billion in supplemental spending on top of that. And that’s not to mention Homeland Security or nuclear arsenal maintenance.

A lot of this money is spent on aircraft, tanks and ships, all of which are top - of - line and represent the furthest advances in military technology. In other words, they cost a lot of money.

Click ahead to see some of the most expensive vehicles the U. S. military is currently using.

By Daniel Bukszpan, Special to CNBC.com
Posted 5 May 2011

Photo: U.S. Air Force | John Rossino