From Eggs to Explosives: The Pentagon’s Long Shopping List

The military handed out $361 billion to contractors in 2012. Here’s what it bought.

Running the massively big, most powerful military in the world requires a lot of stuff, from tanks to toilet paper. The Pentagon handed out $361 billion to contractors in 2012. Some of the items on its long shopping list:

This chart has been updated to include anti-mine devices.


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