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Friday, June 15, 2012
Drone That Crashed This week In Dorchester County Cost $45.9 Million
The cost factor was underscored this week, after one of the Navy's unmanned aircraft crashed in Maryland. The aircraft was one of five Global Hawk drones acquired from the Air Force for surveillance testing; according to the Navy, the military paid $45.9 million for the crashed drone, although Pentagon budget documents put its average unit cost much higher.