F-104G 22+96 MFG 1

F-104G, construction number 683D-7179, model 683-10-19, built by Messerschmitt
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 7
assembled by Messerschmitt-Manching starting June 19, 1964; first flight September 30, 1964  coded KE+479
modification level "Yoga" as Fighterbomber (for MFG 1) 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"
acceptance date February 16, 1965 by BABwMTT
VA+151 ErpSt 61 at Manching AB delivery date on February 16, 1965; MFG 1 on May 10, 1965
22+96 Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3" in 1971
IRAN at SABCA on March 22, 1972; back to MFG 1 on June 6, 1972; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on September 22, 1981
struck off charge order (AVA) October 26, 1981
to Turkish Air Force (TuAF serial number 64-7179) on January 20, 1982 with 2.421 flight hours; coded "9-179" with 9.AJU at Balikesir AB
withdrawn from use in 1993; scrapped according CFE in June 1995.

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