Military Airplanes have been rapidly evolving with the installation of new advancements in technology that increases efficiency, capability and safety. This also means that the price is also going up. The fact of the matter is that within a few years after a military aircraft is built, improvements in the technology that will make it more efficient in performing the necessary tasks and although the price tag for the initial build may seem astronomical, in the long run, it will be cost effective over the model that it replaces.
We see this trend repeatedly in the design and engineering of military aircraft and it is an ongoing process that is not likely to change because of the changing world that we’re living in, increased military and security threats and advancements in aeronautics technology. The cost is great, there is no doubt, but what is the security of an entire nation worth? When it comes to matters of national defense, most countries would agree that having the ability to protect the homeland is well worth the cost.
Here are the top 20 most expensive military planes in the world: