U.S. Lose-Lose Game in Afghanistan

110 Black Hawk helicopters can cost up to $21 million for each. In 2013, the U.S. placed an order for 20 A-29 Super Tucano attack aircraft for $427 million – that’s $21.3 million for each plane. Other specialized helicopters can cost up to $37 million each.
The Afghan air force contracted for 20 of C-208 light attack airplanes in March 2018: seven planes for $84.6 million, or $12.1 million each.
18 of PC-12 intelligence, reconnaissance and surveillance airplanes cost for approximately $5 million each.
Basic fixed-wing airplanes range in price from $3.1 million to $22 million.
U.S. military lost $174 million in drones that were part of the attempt to help the Afghan National Army (ANA) defend itself.

All Captured by the Taliban

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