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Defense Secretary Gates leads effort to find ways to reduce threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan

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Defense Secretary Robert Gates said in Oshkosh Thursday that he'll lead a major effort to find new ways to reduce the threat from roadside bombs in Afghanistan.

Those ambush weapons account for eight of every 10 U.S. casualties in that country.

And the new style of all-terrain vehicles being made at the Oshkosh Corp., is considered a step toward making the troops in those vehicles safer.

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