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Statistics About The Most Expensive Jet In The World

The most expensive jet in the world costs around $700 million.

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"The most expensive jet in the world is the B-2 Spirit stealth bomber, which costs around $2.2 billion each."

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"This jet is designed and built by Northrop Grumman and has been in service since 1997."

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"The B-2 Spirit has a wingspan of 172 feet."

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"It has a cruise speed of 368 knots (421 mph)."

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"The B-2 Spirit has a maximum flight range of approximately 6,000 nautical miles."

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"Only 21 B-2 Spirit bombers have ever been built."

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"These bombers have a crew of two — a pilot and mission commander."

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"The B-2 Spirit bombers carry a variety of weapons, including nuclear and conventional weapons."

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"Despite; its being known as the most expensive jet in the world, the cost of maintaining the B-2 fleet is also staggering at around $1.3 billion per year."

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"The development of the B-2 Spirit began in the 1970s as a black project."

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"The B-2 Spirit was first publicly displayed on November 22, 1988."

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"The bomber's stealth technology makes it nearly invisible to radar."

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"The B-2 Spirit made its first overseas deployment in 1998 during Operation Allied Force."

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"The B-2 Spirit has a maximum speed of Mach 0.95."

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"In 2008, one of the B-2 bombers crashed shortly after takeoff, but both pilots ejected safely."

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"The B-2 bomber has an estimated life span of 40 years."

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"The B-2 Spirit has a payload of 40,000 pounds(18,144 kg)"

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"The B-2's maiden flight was on July 17, 1989."

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"The B-2 Spirit is powered by four General Electric F118-GE-100 engines."

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"The first combat use of the B-2 was in 1999 during the Kosovo War."

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