Raised from Sd Kdo. Bisping in March 1945 following the death of Hauptmann Josef Bisping.
Continued the operational testing of the Ar 234B as a nightfighter under the command of Hauptmann Kurt Bonow.(13.2.45 - 4.45)
Bonow was the commander and sole operational pilot of the unit which flew two converted Ar 234B-2s. These aircraft had nose mounted radar and a belly pack containing two MG151/20 cannon.
This unit was controlled by Luflotte Reich.
The sonderkommando was also known as Erprobungskommando 234
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