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Major arms soar to twice pre-9/11 cost

Systems to have little direct role in terror fight

By Bryan Bender
Globe Staff / August 19, 2006

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WASHINGTON -- The estimated costs for the development of major weapons systems for the US military have doubled since September 11, 2001, with a trillion-dollar price tag for new planes, ships, and missiles that would have little direct role in the fight against insurgents in Afghanistan and Iraq. (Full article: 904 words)

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