The Romans had a saying: ‘If you want peace, prepare for war’. It seems that throughout all of our existence, the people history looks kindly on were the people with the tools to write it this way. Victors will always shape not only our history, but our entire world according to their will, which is why all the nations that value their security spend quite a bit of money on weapons and military technology. Speaking of technology, powerful nations always look for ways to improve their arsenal, therefore spending an awful lot on small guns, military technology, and above else, combat vehicles. This being said, here are the 10 most expensive military vehicles in use today.
10INS – Vikramaditya – $2.3 billion
The Indian Kiev-class INS-Vikramaditya aircraft carrier makes this exquisite list. This craft was purchased by the Indian government from the Russian Industrial-Military Complex. The initial cost of the aircraft carrier was inflated as Russia sought to take advantage of India’s commitment and desire to acquire the craft. The ship measures 932 feet in length and 200 feet in width. The ship’s range is 7,000 Nautical miles while its weight is 44,500 tons. Powering the craft is a diesel boiler system that is equipped with 6 diesel and turbo alternators.