F-104G 22+98 "Vikings" MFG 2 (Navy Air Wing 2) Eggebek AB "Open Day" August 14, 1983

F-104G, construction number 683D-7181, company model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt (MTT)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting July 1, 1964; first flight October 1, 1964 coded KE+481; acceptance date by BABwMTT February 19, 1965
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system, Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VA+153 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on February 19, 1965; MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel AB on May 10, 1965
22+98 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1972; heavily damaged during landing after a collapsed nose wheel on June 27, 1974 at Decimomannu AB, Italy
repaired at MBB and back to MFG 1 on July 15, 1976; MFG 2 at Eggebek AB on October 28, 1981
withdrawn from use and stored at LVR 1 (Luftwaffenversorgungsregiment 1) at erding AB on August 16, 1984; struck off charge order (AVA) February 6, 1985
instructional airframe (GIA) at MFlgLehrGrp Sylt on March 12, 1985; stored Nordholz AB 1999
preserved "Aeronauticum" Marineflieger Museum, Nordholz AB with MFG 2 marks 2002 first noted; August 2020 with a cover noted; August 2023 last noted.

Project "Yoga": 28 F-104G Fighterbomber for the 2. Staffel (Squadron) of MFG 1 at Schleswig-Jagel with built-in Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun, 
built-in "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system, long-distance tanks and Sidewinder launchers as loose equipment.

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