F-104G VB+201 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB in August 1968

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6629, company model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G production in "Recce" photoreconnaissance version; coded KC+140 first flight September 18, 1964 at FIAT, Turin-Caselle
acceptance date by BABwFIAT April 12, 1965; camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"
VB+201 delivery date on May 31, 1965 to MFG 2 at Eggebek AB; project "Earl" (for MFG 2) with "AS.30" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
21+07 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1970
to MBB on November 30, 1978 for modification to the MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401" with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B; back to MFG 2 on January 29, 1979
October 5, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for installation of the AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
back to MFG 2 on November 22, 1982; withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on August 26, 1985; struck off charge order (AVA) January 10, 1986
MAP (Military Assistance Program) with 3.256 flight hours to Hellenic Air Force coded "FG-6629" on January 22, 1986 to 116 Wing at Araxos AB
last flight from 116 Combat Wing to 132 Combat Group (Agrinion HAF Detachment) on April 1, 1993 and withdrawn from use; stored at Agrinion AB in October 2017 last noted.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  Hans Koning