F-104G 26+61 MFG 2 "Vikings" at Ramstein Open House in June 1985

F-104G, construction number 683D-7407, company model 683-10-19, built by MBB (Messerschmitt-Bölkow-Blohm)
manufactured by South Group (ARGE-Süd) & VFW; assembly start September 7, 1971 as attrition replacement aircraft
assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 5; first flight November 3, 1971 at MBB-Manching
modification level "Neptun" as Fighterbomber (for German Navy) with AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery system
Navy camouflage scheme "Norm 76" according tech order "TA-196-3"; acceptance date December 22, 1971 by GPS-MBB
26+61 MFG 2 at Eggebek AB delivery date on January 27, 1972; October 10, 1982 to Luftwaffenschleuse 11 for AN/ALE-40(N) Chaff/Flare countermeasure dispenser equipment
according tech order "TA-1469", back to MFG 2 on December 8, 1982; withdrawn from use and stored at LwSchleuse 11 on February 6, 1986 with 2.001 flight hours
struck off charge order (AVA) February 21, 1989; BDRT training airframe (GIA) at Memmingen AB July 20, 1992
noted at Hermeskeil museum in 1997 wearing MFG color scheme and tail missing; stored behind car parking area at Hermeskeil museum, nose missing 2003
stored Flugausstellung L.+P.Junior, Hermeskeil, no marks, Lizard camouflage scheme 2005 with nose cone; stored April 2023 last noted.

"Neptun" 36 F-104G Fighterbomber for the Navy with built-in AS.30 "Kormoran" anti-ship missile delivery wiring system

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