U.S. Marines to slash mineproof vehicle purchases


WASHINGTON, Nov 30 (Reuters) - The U.S. Marine Corps said on Friday it would slash by nearly 40 percent the number of mineproof trucks it is buying, citing improved security in Iraq and a better sense of the vehicles limitations. Makers of the so-called Mine-Resistant, Ambush-Protected, or MRAP, vehicles include Force Protection Inc , General Dynamics , Navistar International Corp and BAE Systems Plc . (Reporting by Jim Wolf; Editing by Derek Caney)

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