F-104G 26+67 MFG 2 May 1986

F-104G, construction number 683D-7413, model 683-10-19, built by MBB
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start October 26, 1971 at MBB-Manching; first flight January 18, 1972 at MBB-Manching
manufactured as attrition replacement aircraft with 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+67 acceptance date May 15, 1972; MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on May 19, 1972; MFG 1 on May 20, 1975; MFG 2 on February 8, 1982
July 28, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on September 7, 1982; flown by the "Vikings" demonstration team in normal camouflage scheme
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on November 28, 1986 with 2.435 flight hours; struck off charge order (AVA) February 21, 1989
BDRT airframe (GIA) Jever AB on June 29, 1992; noted 2000
preserved without squadron marks at Jever AB in front of a Maintenance Hall, May 18, 2006 noted
scrapped in March 2009 by LwInsthGrp 21 at Jever AB.

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