Strategic Weapons System Costs

(Updated 12 February 2013)

Defense Department Budget Summaries

References:
FY1984 DoD Budget Summary [For FY82 Procurement]
FY1986 DoD Budget Summary [For FY84 Procurement]
FY1988 DoD Budget Summary
[for FY86 Procurement]
FY1989 DoD Budget Summary [for FY87 Procurement]
FY1990 DoD Budget Summary [for FY88 Procurement]

Cruise Missiles

Platform

FY

QTY

Total Cost
($ millions / then yr)

Cost Per Unit
($ millions / then yr)

Cost Per Unit
($ millions / 2010)

AGM-86 ALCM

FY81

480

569.9

$1,187,291.67

$2,848,141.60

AGM-86 ALCM

FY82

440

587.1

$1,334,318.18

$3,015,088.97

AGM-86 ALCM

FY84

240

421.3

$1,755,416.67

$3,684,111.04

BGM-109G Gryphon (GLCM)

FY81

11

164.1

$14,918,181.82

$35,786,568.26

BGM-109G Gryphon (GLCM)

FY82

54

350.5

$6,490,740.74

$14,666,787.18

Ballistic Missiles

Platform

FY

QTY

Total Cost
($ millions / then yr)

Cost Per Unit
($ millions / then yr)

Cost Per Unit
($ millions / 2010)

UGM-96A Trident I (C4)

FY82

72

876.8

$12,177,777.78

$27,517,487.16

UGM-96A Trident I (C4)

FY84

52

529

$10,173,076.92

$21,350,341.30

UGM-133 Trident II (D5)

FY87

21

1346.7

$64,128,571.43

$123,095,244.47

UGM-133 Trident II (D5)

FY88

66

2041.3

$30,928,787.88

$57,009,364.07

MGM-31B Pershing IA

FY79

6

18.7

$3,116,666.67

$9,360,989.90

MGM-31C Pershing II

FY82

21

219.3

$10,442,857.14

$23,597,177.79

LGM-118 Peacekeeper

FY87

12

1136.6

$94,716,666.67

$181,809,308.69

LGM-118 Peacekeeper

FY88

12

873.7

$72,808,333.33

$134,203,668.08

LGM-118 Peacekeeper

FY84

21

2153.6

$102,552,380.95

$215,227,738.03

LGM-118 Peacekeeper

FY86

12

1152.1

$96,008,333.33

$191,014,535.89