The F-104S was designed to carry AIM-7 Sparrow missiles (leaving the Vulcan cannon). Baby Pikachu and Deadpool shirt. In an aggressive role, the F-104S has 9 racks, which can carry up to 7 227 kg (500 lb) or 340 kg (750 lb) bombs; theoretically an F-104S could carry 4 to 5 bombs, 2 auxiliary fuel tanks and 2 AIM-9 missiles. This new type of aircraft was included in the mid-1991 payroll, belonging to 22 ° Gruppo (51 ° Stormo);  that year, the F-104S accumulated 460 flight hours. AMI bought 205 units, all shipped from 1969 to 1979 , 100 delivered in January 1973, the 200th was delivered in May 1976.  F-104S was made into 2 versions; an AIM-7 Sparrow missile interceptor version (M61 Vulcan cannon removed); and a fighter-bomber version, retaining guns and bombs as well as other non-opposite weapons. The versions are interchangeable, so it is unclear how many each version is built.