Lockheed F-104 Starfighter Manufacture

Production Summary

Belgian AF TF-104G FC06 seen in April 1981.
(photo, Joop de Groot)

Production

Lockheed Aircraft Company
(Lockheed, Burbank, CA, USA.)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
XF-104 2 Burbank, CA 1953-1954
YF-104A 17 Burbank, CA Oct 1954-1956
F-104A 153 Burbank, CA 1956-Dec 1958
F-104B 26 Burbank, CA 1956-Nov 1958
F-104C 77 Burbank, CA 1958-June 1959
F-104D 21 Burbank, CA 1958-1959
F-104DJ 20 Burbank, CA 1962-1964
CF-104D 38 Burbank, CA 1961
F-104F 30 Burbank, CA 1959-1960
F-104G 139 Burbank, CA 1960-1962
RF-104G 40 Burbank, CA 1962-1963
TF-104G 220 Burbank, CA 1962-1966
F-104J 3 Burbank, CA 1961
F-104N 3 Burbank, CA 1963
Total: 741    
Canadair
(Canadair Ltd, Cartierville, Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
CF-104 (1 F-104A conv) Cartierville 1961
CF-104 200 Cartierville 1961-63
F-104G 140 Cartierville 1963-64
Total: 340    

Aircraft delivered to Canada (CF-104) and Denmark (F-104G).

Fiat
(Societa Per Azioni Fiat, Turin, Italy)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104G 164 Turin June 1962-1966
RF-104G 35 Turin 1963-1966
F-104S (2 F-104G conv) Turin 1966
F-104S 245 Turin 1968-March 1979
F-104S ASA (147 conv) Turin 1986-1992
F-104S ASA/M (49 conv) Turin 1998-2000
TF-104G ASA/M (15 conv) Turin 1998-2000
Total: 444    

Aircraft delivered to Italy, Netherlands, West Germany and Turkey.

Fokker Aircraft [ARGE Nord]
(Fokker, Schiphol, Amsterdam, Netherlands)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104G 231 Schiphol 1961-1966
RF-104G 119 Schiphol 1962-1966
Total: 350    

Aircraft delivered to Netherlands and West Germany.

MBB
(MBB, Manching, Augsberg, West Germany)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104G 50 Manching 1970-1972
Total: 50    

Aircraft delivered to West Germany only.

Messerchmitt [ARGE Sud]
(Messerschmitt AG, Manching, Augsberg, West Germany – later part of MBB)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104G 210 Manching 1960-1966
Total: 210    

Aircraft delivered to West Germany only.

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
(MHI, Komaki, Nagoya, Japan)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104J 207* Komaki Apr 1962-Dec 1967
Total: 207    

*29 assembled from Lockheed kits + 178 local. Aircraft delivered to Japan only.

SABCA [ARGE West]
(SABCA, Gosselies, Charleroi, Belgium)
Version Quantity Assembly Location Time Period
F-104G 188 Gosselies 1961-mid 1965
Total: 188    

Aircraft delivered to Belgium and West Germany.

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