F-104G 26+58 MFG 2 1986

F-104G, construction number 683D-7404, model 683-10-19, built by MBB
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start July 29, 1971 as attrition replacement aircraft
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 4; first flight October 18, 1971 at MBB
acceptance date November 30, 1971 by BABwMBB
modification level "Neptun" as Fighterbomber (for German Navy) with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3"
26+58 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on December 15, 1971
Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment
according tech order "TA-1469" on September 23, 1982, back to MFG 2 on December 8, 1982
withdrawn from use and stored LwSchleuse 11 on August 26, 1986; struck off charge order (AVA) October 14, 1986
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 71-7404) on November 24, 1986 with 2.323 flight hours
coded "6-404" September 1987 with 6.AJU at Bandirma; July 1989 last noted; not seen since, likely scrapped.

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