OTTAWA, Oct 29 (Reuters) - Canada said on Wednesday it would replace its aging Leopard main battle tanks with lighter armored vehicles more suitable for the kind of armed combat the Canadian armed forces were likely to face. Ottawa said it would spend more than C$500 million ($380 million) on more than 60 U.S.-built Stryker vehicles, which have eight wheels and carry a 105 mm gun. The first of the vehicles -- built by subsidiaries of General Dynamics Corp. . and General Motors Corp. . -- ...
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