AG 51 „Immelmann“, Schleswig-Jagel airbase, Germany, 2002-2003
Aufklarungsgeschwader 51, the predecessor of the
TaktLwG 51, was re-activated in January 1994. Previous AG 51, together with its sister unit AG 52 (both
were equipped with the reconnaissance RF-4E), were
disbanded in the middle of 1993. Newly established
AG 51 received Tornadoes IDS supplemented with
ECT version. Camouflage of the Tornado coded 43+46
was sprayed according to the so-called Norm 95
in three shades of grey and due to its participation in the NATO Tiger Meet 2002, taking place at the
Portuguese airbase Beja (Base Aerea no.11/Base
Aerea de Beja) the tiger stripes were addes.
MFG 1, Schleswig-Jagel airbase, Germany, 1993
Marinefliegergeschwader 1 (MFG 1) wing of the
German Navy was operational from 1959 to 1993 and
in 1981 was equipped with 57 new Tornado fighters.
Until then they had flown the American Strarfigh-
ters. After the end of Cold War and Germany unification it was decided to reduce the number of the
Bundeswehr units. MFG 1 was one of the „victims“
of this developments and on December 31, 1993 was
disbanded. The second MFG 1 flight was incorporated
into the MFG 2. Tornado IDS 43+87 camouflage was
painted according to the so-called Norm 76.