RF-104G 21+29 (right wing) Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) 1984

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6690, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in Photoreconnaissance version; first flight July 17, 1965 by FIAT at Turin-Caselle coded KC+163
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date October 28, 1965 by BABwFIAT
VB+224 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on November 5, 1965
21+29 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1969
modified to MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B on September 26, 1979, back to MFG 2 on February 26, 1980
to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 on May 2, 1983 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment modification according tech order "TA-1469", back to MFG 2 on June 2, 1983
ErpSt 61 at Manching AB on February 16, 1987; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on May 14, 1987 with 3.072 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 21, 1988
MAP (Military Assistance Program) to Hellenic Air Force on November 17, 1988 and stored; 1991 with 335 Mira (Squadron) of 116. Pterix (Wing) at Araxos AB coded "FG-6690"
last flight and withdrawn from use April 12, 1993 at 132 Combat Group (HAF Detachment Agrinion); stored (dump) October 2017 last noted.

Project "Earl": 27 RF-104G from the ARGE-Italy for the 1.Staffel (Squadron) of MFG 2 at Eggebek with built-in AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system.

copyright  Axel Ostermann