Pentagon Breaks Down Costs Of $2.74 Billion Anti-ISIL Operations

By Tony Bertuca / June 12, 2015 at 2:20 PM
The Pentagon has released a detailed cost analysis of U.S. operations to combat the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant, which has totaled $2.74 billion from Aug. 8, 2014, to June 4, 2015, at an average daily cost of $9.1 million. The Air Force, unsurprisingly, has the highest bill of all the military services due to the targeted airstrikes conducted in support of Operation Inherent Resolve at $1.8 billion, or 67 percent of the total operational cost. The average...

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