Pentagon: Strike against Syria costs tens of millions of dollars
The use of limited military force in Syria will cost the U.S. budget tens of millions of dollars, the head of the Pentagon Chuck Hagel said on Wednesday, ITAR-TASS reported.
Together with Secretary of State John Kerry and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of U.S. armed forces General Martin Dempsey, he spoke at a hearing of the Committee on foreign affairs of the House of Representatives.
"We have prepared a variety of assessments, depending on the course of action that will be selected by the president," - said the Secretary of Defense.
According to Hagel, the cost of the operation will be in the range of tens of millions of dollars.