What We Spend on Nuclear Wea

Year FY08 FY09 FY10 FY11 FY12 FY13 FY14
Inflation 0.040 0.000 0.008 0.014 0.017 0.019 0.022
Nuclear Forces (DoD) 22.50 22.49 22.68 23.00 23.39 23.84 24.37
Nuclear Weapons Activities (DoE) 6.30 6.41 6.38 7.01 7.63 7.95 8.42
Deferred Evironmental and Health Cost 8.30 8.30 8.37 8.48 8.63 8.80 8.99
Missile Defense 9.19 9.19 9.26 9.39 9.55 9.74 9.95
Nuclear Threat Reduction 5.17 5.16 5.21 5.28 5.37 5.47 5.59
Nuclear Incident Management 0.70 0.70 0.71 0.72 0.73 0.74 0.76
Total 52.15 52.25 52.61 53.89 55.31 56.54 58.08
Legend
Nuclear Forces (DoD)
Nuclear Weapons Activities (DoE)
Deferred Evironmental and Health Cost
Missile Defense
Nuclear Threat Reduction
Nuclear Incident Management Costs associated with preparing for the use of nuclear or radiological weapons against the United S
Explanation
Costs associated with upgrading, operating, and maintaining nuclear delivery systems and associa
Costs associated with upgrading and maintaining nuclear warheads and bombs, as seen in NNSA's
Costs associated with managing and cleaning up radioactive and toxic waste resulting from and co
Costs associated with developing and deploying defenses against short- and long-range ballistic m
Costs associated with Reducing and preventing the further spread of nuclear weapons, weapons-re
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24.89 25.47 26.13 26.82 27.54 28.25 28.96 259.67
8.64 8.91 8.90 9.20 9.40 9.40 9.50 87.94
9.18 9.40 9.64 9.90 10.16 10.42 10.68 95.80
10.17 10.40 10.67 10.96 11.25 11.54 11.83 106.06
5.72 5.85 6.00 6.16 6.32 6.49 6.65 59.62
0.77 0.79 0.81 0.83 0.86 0.88 0.90 8.08
59.37 60.82 62.16 63.87 65.52 66.97 68.52 617.17
Ten-Year Cost (FY12-FY21) 617.17
Proposed DoD Modernization 125
Projected Total Cost 742.17
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