F-104G DA+118 JaboG 31 in 1962

F-104G, construction number 683-2021, model 683-10-19, US serial number 63-13238, built by Lockheed
manufactured by Group USA (ARGE-USA); assembly in Fighterbomber version according contract lot 3
flight test release October 27, 1961; flown with register number "121" for test flights at Lockheed-Palmdale
coded DA+118 for delivery with 25 flight hours
project "42" as Fighterbomber (for JaboG 31) with Vulcan M61 20 mm machine gun installed and long range tanks as loose parts
shipped to Bremerhaven, Germany on October 31, 1961; first flight with Messerschmitt on March 20, 1962
acceptance date March 30, 1962 by BABwMTT; JaboG 31 at Norvenich AB delivery date on April 3, 1962 in Silver-finish colors
JaboG 33 on July 26, 1962
DR+118 to LPR 1 at Erding AB on March 15, 1963 for project "Balance" to upgrade to higher level standards
planned for project "Columbus" on November 15, 1962
coded as BG+126 according project "Columbus" airlifted to USA on March 28, 1963 to Lockheed-Burbank
reassembled and modified to the latest modification level at Palmdale
 operated by the 4510th CCTW (German shadow serial number 2017) in USAF Silver-finish color scheme coded 13238
1976 stored due to fatigue cracks with 2.015 flight hours and repaired; flown until end of operation at Luke AFB on March 16, 1983
struck off charge order (AVA) July 21, 1983; sold in July 1983 to USAF with "Phase II" lot
to ROCAF with 2.599 flight hours under project "Ali Shan No.8" coded "4365" to the 41 TFS of 2 Wing at Hsinchu AB
modified to RF-104G-LOROP with 12.SMS (Special Mission Squadron); withdrawn from use 1995, no further information; likely scrapped.

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