RF-104G 23+22 MFG 2 launching "Kormoran" anti-ship missile

F-104G, construction number 683D-7206, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly by Messerschmitt-Manching starting December 22, 1964
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 8; first flight May 3, 1965 coded KE+506; acceptance date July 13, 1965 by BABwMTT
modification level "Prince" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 2) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system,
Sidewinder missile launch rails and long range tanks; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VB+249 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on July 26, 1965
23+22 heavy damaged on April 13, 1971 after leaving runway after landing at Eggebek Air Base; repaired at MBB and back to MFG 2 on August 14, 1972
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1972; RF-104G modification at MBB on July 9, 1975
October 16, 1978 to MBB for the MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B
MFG 2 on December 19, 1978 as 1st modified RF-104 with the SOC equipment
Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469" on April 18, 1983, back to MFG 2 on May 20, 1983
LVR 1 "F-104 Kommando" May 5, 1987; WTD 61 on September 2, 1987
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on October 14, 1987 with 2.913 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) October 21, 1988
to Hellenic Air Force on November 17, 1988 coded "RF-206" to 116 Pterix at Araxos; withdrawn from use 1993
stored Agrinion 2001, stored Agrinion AB September 17, 2005 last noted
preserved in Ellinopyrgos, some 25 km W of the city of Karditsa, in western Thessaly on mainland Greece
it arrived in 2007 or 2008; November 2009 noted; March 2015 last noted.

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