RF-104G VB+208 Marinefliegergeschwader 2 (MFG 2) at Soesterberg AB in November 1968

RF-104G, construction number 683D-6662, model 683-04-10, built by FIAT (Fabbrica Italiana Automobili Torino)
manufactured by Italian Group (ARGE-Italien); RF-104G first flight February 18, 1965 coded KC+147 at FIAT
project "Earl" (for MFG 2) as RF-104G with AS.30 and "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system installed
camouflage scheme "Norm 62" according tech order "TA-196"; acceptance date September 16, 1965 by BABwFIAT
VB+208 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on September 23, 1965
21+13 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in April 1969
MBB on September 20, 1977 for the MARINE-Recce version according tech order "TA-1401"
with Side Oblique Camera (SOC) KS-87B
January 29, 1979 to MBB for trial installation of the AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure
dispenser equipment according tech order "TA-1469"
ErpSt 61 on October 9, 1979; MBB on July 22, 1980 for modification; MFG 2 on December 18, 1980
withdrawn from use at LwSchleuse 11 on February 4, 1985 with 2.401 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) March 29, 1985
to Hellenic Air Force on April 11, 1985 coded as "FG-6662" with 335 Mira of 116 Pterix at Araxos AB
seen in June 1987 in SEA style camouflage scheme
last flight from 116 CW to Hellenic Aerospace Industries, (HAI) on April 14, 1992 and withdrawn from use
preserved coded as "FG-662" at Tanagra AB in Silver-finish colors in April 1996; September 18, 2005 noted
code "FG-6662" November 2017 last noted.

copyright  Gerrit van de Veen