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Military spending on small-caliber ammunition increased from $242 million in 2001 to $688 million in 2006. "We were paying $1 a pound for copper two years ago. Now we're paying $3 per pound," said Brian Grace, a spokesman for Minnesota-based Alliant Techsystems. Some calibers cost only 10 percent more than a year ago; other varieties have more than doubled in price. [Seattle Times]
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