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Varauta Large Battleship (Gigile Colors)
Varauta Large Battleship

Technical Data

Ship Type: battleship
Government: Varauta
Manufacturer: unknown
Dimensions: length 864 meters
Mass: operational mass 600,000 metric tons; empty mass 550,000 metric tons
Structure: open-style hanger gate (located in aft section); battroid launch port (located in forward bow)
Power Plant: OverTechnology Reactor
Primary Systems: macro nozzle cluster (main thrusters); vernier nozzle cluster; gravity control system; fold system cluster
Max instantaneous acceleration during combat: 1.70 G+
Countermeasures: shipborne pin-point barrier system; shipborne total barrier system
Combat Data Systems: large Aegis head sensor
Armament:
  • 2 x supersize-bore anti-ship high-angle beam guns
  • numerous x small bore anti-ship high-angle beam guns
  • many x anti-ship large reaction warhead missile launchers
  • many x close-in defense high maneuverability missile launchers
  • Variable Mecha: 60-80 variable fighters (Fz-109A and Fz-109F Elgerzorene)

    Description and History

    The Varauta Large Battleship serves as heavy combat warship and command vessel in the Varauta forces. Featuring a large forward launching port for variable fighters and numerous heavy weapons, the Large Battleship is well suited to an assault role in ship-to-ship combat. The Large Battleship is also utilized as a command craft for small-to-medium scale Varauta fleets. During the Protodeviln War in the mid 2040's, Gigile commanded a blue and white colored Large Battleship which lead a fleet of 18 other Varauta ships. This fleet was typically the primary aggressor against the UN Spacy during the early part of the war. Gigile himself would launch from his Large Battleship piloting an Fz-109F Elgerzorene variable fighter to engage in direct combat against the forces of the 37 th Long-Distance Colonization Fleet lead by the Macross 7.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross 7, Episode 3 (Gigile Colors, Episode 3)
    Crew: Gigile
    Other Appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: Miyatake Kazutaka

    Line Art

  • Large Battleship line art #1
  • Large Battleship line art #2
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium: www.macross.anime.net/wiki/Main_Page
    Images From - Macross 7 Animation Materials and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist