RF-104G 21+07 MFG 2 at Soesterberg AB in August 1985 (observe the AN/ALE40 Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser box on the tail)

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6629, model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in "Recce" photoreconnaissance version
coded KC+140 first flight September 18, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle
acceptance date by BABwFIAT April 12, 1965; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VB+201 delivery date on May 31, 1965 to MFG 2 at Eggebek AB
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
21+07 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
to MBB on November 30, 1978 for modification to the MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B
back to MFG 2 on January 29, 1979
October 5, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on November 22, 1982; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 26, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) January 10, 1986
with 3.256 flight hours to Hellenic Air Force coded "FG-6629" on January 22, 1986 to 116 Wing at Araxos AB
withdrawn from use in March 1993; stored Agrinion AB in 2000; stored Agrinion AB November 2014 last noted.

copyright  Peter Terlouw