8. V-22 Osprey
Wide reach, speed and flexibility are qualified, it is desired by all aircraft designer. No exception to the V-22. V-22 is not just ordinary aircraft or helicopter, but the combination of both. Twice the speed, reach further five times, and can fly higher than twice the usual helicopter.
This is the first time in history it produced a vertical rotor helicopters with their side’s performance that combines a high-speed helicopters and aircraft wings. With twice the speed of the helicopter, capable of carrying up to 24 troops, or up to £ 20,000 (9072 kg) of internal cargo or 15,000 pounds (6804 kg) from outside the cargo.
It was first used in combat in Iraq in 2007.
about $118 million
7.F-35 Lightning II
The Lockheed Martin F-35 Lightning II is a fifth-generation, single-seat, single-engine, stealth-capable military strike fighter, a multirole aircraft that can perform close air support, tactical bombing, and air defense missions. The F-35 has three different models; one is the conventional takeoff and landing variant, the second is short takeoff and vertical-landing variant, and the third is a carrier-based variant.
The F-35 is descended from the X-35, the product of the Joint Strike Fighter (JSF) program. Its development is being principally funded by the United States, with the United Kingdom, and other partner governments providing additional funding.It is being designed and built by an aerospace industry team led by Lockheed Martin with Northrop Grumman and BAE Systems as major partners. Demonstrator aircraft flew in 2000, with the first flight on 15 December 2006.
about $122 million