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A life-size model of an Advanced High Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft plane is unveiled at a ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. The aircraft is the first all-African military plane that can be used for peacekeeping missions and reconnaissance work and is armed to defend itself. (Associated Press)

A life-size model of an Advanced High Performance Reconnaissance Light Aircraft plane is unveiled at a ceremony in Pretoria, South Africa, on Tuesday. The aircraft is the first all-African military plane that can be used for peacekeeping missions and reconnaissance work and is armed to defend itself. (Associated Press)

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