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VF-1A Battroid FAST Pack (striped)


VF-1A Fighter equipped with FAST Pack system


GU-11 55mm Gatling Gun Pod


UUM-7 Micro Missile Pod


HMM-01 Micro Missiles (Film Version)


RMS-1 Anti-Ship Reaction Warhead (Film Version)
Shinnakasu VF-1A Super Valkyrie

Technical Data

Equipment Type: FAST Pack augmentative space weapon system
Unofficial codename: Super Valkyrie
Government: U.N. Spacy
Manufacturer: Northrom (FAST Pack system manufactured by Shinnakasu Heavy Industry)
Introduction: January 2010
Operational Deployment: January 2010
Accommodation: pilot only in Marty & Beck Mk-7 zero/zero ejection seat
Dimensions:
  • Battroid Mode: height 14.1 meters; width 9.8 meters; length 4.8 meters
  • Fighter Mode: wingspan 14.78 meters (fully extended); height 5.5 meters; length 14.0 meters
  • GERWALK Mode: wingspan 14.78 meters (fully extended); height 10.36 meters; length 11.3 meters
  • Mass: empty 19.2 metric tons; standard T-O mass 45.0 metric tons; maximum T-O mass 72.0 metric tons
    Structure: space metal frame, SWAG energy conversion armor
    Power Plant: two Shinnakasu Heavy Industry/P&W/Roice FF-2001 thermonuclear reaction turbine engines, output 650 MW each
    Propulsion: 11,500 kg [x g] x 2, 23,000 kg [x g] x 2 in overboost (225.63 kN x 2 overboost); FAST Pack P&W+EF-2001 booster thrusters 2 x 120,000 kg [x g] (1,177.2 kN x 2); 16 x high-maneuverability vernier thrusters, 4 x low-thrust vernier thrusters beneath multipurpose hook/handles
    Thrust-to-weight ratio: (with FAST packs) standard T-O 6.36; maximum T-O 3.97
    Performance:
  • Battroid Mode: maximum walking speed 160 km/h
  • Fighter Mode: at 10,000 m Mach 2.71; at 30,000+ m Mach 3.87
  • GERWALK Mode: maximum walking speed 100 km/h; flying 500 km/h
  • g limit: in space +7
    Design Features: 3-mode variable transformation; variable geometry wing; vertical take-off and landing; control-configurable vehicle; single-axis thrust vectoring; three "magic hand" manipulators for maintenance use; retractable canopy shield for Battroid mode and atmospheric reentry; option of GBP-1S system, atmospheric-escape booster, or FAST Pack system
    Transformation:
  • Min time from Fighter to GERWALK (automated): approx. 1.5 sec.
  • Min time from GERWALK to Battroid (automated): under 2 sec.
  • Standard time from Fighter to Battroid (automated): under 5 sec.
  • Min time from Fighter to Battroid (manual): 0.9 sec.
  • - Armament -
    Guns:
  • 1 x Fixed Mauler RÖV-20 anti-aircraft laser cannon, firing 6,000 pulses per minute
  • 1 x Howard GU-11 55 mm three-barrel Gatling gun pod with 200 rds fired at 1,200 rds/min
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • 4 x underwing hard points for 12 x AMM-1 hybrid guided multipurpose missiles (3/point)
  • or 12 x MK-82 LDGB conventional bombs (3/point)
  • or 6 x RMS-1 large anti-ship reaction missiles (2/outboard point, 1/inboard point)
  • or 4 x UUM-7 micro-missile pods (1/point) each carrying 15 x Bifors HMM-01 micro-missiles
  • or a combination of above load-outs
  • Additional Armament (Shinnakasu FAST Pack augmentative space weapon system):
  • 6 x micro-missiles in two NP-AR-01 micro-missile launcher pods (mounted rear-ward under center ventral section in Fighter mode or on lower arm sections in GERWALK/Battroid mode)
  • 24 x micro missiles (estimated count) in two HMMP-02 micro-missile launcher pods

  • Description and History

    The VF-1A "Super" Valkyrie is at its core a Northrom VF-1A outfitted in the Shinnakasu Heavy Industry FAST Pack augmentative space weapon system. Like all the FAST Pack equipped variable fighters, it enjoys significantly increased weapons payload as well as more fuel and greater thrust. However, the FAST Packs cannot be used in the atmosphere, as they interfere with aerodynamic flight.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love? (Time Index 1:29:30)
    Pilot(s): Hikaru Ichijo, Hayao Kakizaki, Maximilian Jenius
    Other Appearances: Super Dimension Fortress Macross
    Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori

    Line Art

  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie battroid mode rear view
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie head unit detail
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie fighter mode exterior forward hull details
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie fighter mode rear view
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie fighter mode ventral view
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie mounted upon launching arm
  • VF-1A Super Valkyrie schematic side view
  • fighter mode cockpit crosssection detail
  • battroid hand redesign
  • battroid cockpit looking aft
  • battroid cockpit looking forward
  • "Block 6" fighter interior/exterior cockpit details (rearward)
  • "Block 6" fighter interior/exterior cockpit details (forward)
  • "Block 6" fighter cockpit holographic heads-up display
  • "Block 6" fighter instrument panel
  • "Block 6" cockpit console and flight controls
  • "Block 6" Ejection Seat
  • landing gear
  • low-thrust vernier thruster/multipurpose hook&handle
  • "Magic Hands" manipulators deployed
  • HMMP-02 Booster Internal Machinery
  • Internals: VF-1 Super Valkyrie
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium: www.macross.anime.net/wiki/Main_Page
    Images From - Do You Remember Love? Data Bank and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist