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In this Wednesday, Nov. 8, 2017 photo, A German Eurofighter Typhoon fighter jet takes off from Ovda airbase near Eilat, southern Israel, during the 2017 Blue Flag exercise. Israel's military is holding the largest ever air drill of its kind with pilots from eight countries (USA, France, Greece, Germany, India, Poland, Italy) simulating combat scenarios. It said Thursday that Germany, India and France are taking part for the first time in the two week drill codenamed "blue flag," held every two years. (AP Photo/Ariel Schalit)