Curious About Tomahawk Missiles

By Ken Tucci, WBZ-TV
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People stand near the rubble after a missile destroyed an administrative building of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi's residence in Tripoli. The building which was about 50 metres from the tent where Kadhafi generally meets guests was flattened. (credit: IMED LAMLOUM/AFP/Getty Images)

People stand near the rubble after a missile destroyed an administrative building of Libyan leader Moamer Kadhafi’s residence in Tripoli. The building which was about 50 metres from the tent where Kadhafi generally meets guests was flattened. (credit: IMED LAMLOUM/AFP/Getty Images)

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What is the cost of a Tomahawk cruise missile?  – Mike, S. Wellfleet

The Tomahawk missile is one of the main weapons that U.S. and British forces are using agains Libyan air defenses.

According to the U.S. Navy, each missile costs about $600,000.  As of this writing 124 missiles have been fired at 20 targets in Libya.

That’s just one cost of enforcing the UN resolution.

What do you think of the United States getting involved with this?

 

 

 

 

 

 

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