For the modernization of the nuclear arsenals the United States will spend $1.2 trillionUncategorized November 1, 2017
The evaluation Budget office of the U.S. Congress, the program of modernization of nuclear arsenals of the U.S. will cost $1.2 trillion over the next 30 years. It is reported by Voice of America.
According to experts, the most part of money will spend to purchase new weapons.
“The budget office report was the first official document that presents the cost of rearmament. Still, the Pentagon tried to call the numbers of the cost of implementation of this program”, – stated in the message.
The plans of the U.S. air force for the purchase of 100 new bombers, the B-21 Raider, capable of carrying nuclear weapons and missile LRSO, auditors, budget office estimated at $266 billion.
Announced the air force program of Strategic deterrence, land-based, involve the complete replacement of obsolete interceptor missiles Minuteman III with a new modern system. Its cost was estimated at $700 million.
Another $149 billion to be spent over the next 30 years in order to adopt a new ballistic missile.
Member of the Committee on armed services of the U.S. Congress Democrat Adam Smith, ordered to prepare a report in March of this year, said that “voters have a right to know what will be spent their money.”
“Congress has not yet been able to explain how we will pay for the modernization of arsenals, and what we now are costing more than four thousand nuclear warheads,” said the Congressman.
On 13 September it was reportedthat the Ministry of defense purchased arms from the Soviet model from Kazakhstan, Georgia and Ukraine to the Syrian rebels.