In early 1977 XJ823 was one of 9 a/c converted to B.2MRR (Maritime Radar Reconnaissance) for 27 Squadron at RAF Scampton. In April 1981 XJ823 was noted in service with 35 Squadron, with the TFR refitted. The 35 badge is on the starboard side of the fin.
A new brush of paint brings XV406 back in her former Treble One markings, coded 'D' between May 1974 and September 1976; coded 'M' in October 1977. The 228 OCU/ 64(R) Squadron code 'CK', though not visible in the photo, is on the nosewheel door.