A Kick in the Arsenal, But Military Keeps On Ticking

The House of Representatives grounded the ultrasophisticated F-22 fighter jet last week by passing a military-spending bill that withholds funding for the planes, which run about $187 million each. Rest assured, however, that the U.S. military does not want for big-ticket items. It has--or is getting--some of the most expensive planes, subs and helicopters in the world, including these top-priced babies:


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