you know that your claims makes no sense.
if they manipulate their currency by undervaluing it to push their products including software, dollar value of anything originally designated in their currency will be higher. iow, if they undervalue their currency, cost of this project in dollar terms(74m) is higher than the real cost.
if "all of the expensive instruments came from other nations" why can't those other nations use same instruments to do that same thing at less.
maybe basic understanding of logic and basic education is what you need.