Special Report

The Most Expensive US Warships and Submarines

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12. Ticonderoga-class
> Unit cost (inflation adjusted): $1.14 billion
> Role: Cruiser
> Number of ships: 22

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11. Arleigh Burke-class
> Unit cost (inflation adjusted): $1.83 billion
> Role: Guided missile destroyer
> Number of ships: 68

10. Los Angeles-class
> Unit cost (inflation adjusted): $1.91 billion
> Role: Submarine
> Number of ships: 28

9. Wasp-class
> Unit cost (inflation adjusted): $2.29 billion
> Role: Amphibious assault ship
> Number of ships: 7

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8. San Antonio-class
> Unit cost (inflation adjusted): $2.31 billion
> Role: Amphibious transport dock
> Number of ships: 11

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