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MiM-31 Karyovin
Mikolev MiM-31 Karyovin Fighter

Technical Data

Equipment Type: air-superiority fighter
Government: Anti-United Nations Forces
Manufacturer: Mikolev
Accommodation: pilot only
Dimensions: length 16.5 meters
Mass: unknown
Structure: space metal frame
Propulsion: two conventional turbojet engines
Performance: unknown
Design Features: thrust deflection plates on main engines; Heads-Up Display
- Armament -
Guns:
  • 1 x 35-mm gatling gun (mounted forward on the ventral fuselage)
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • unknown payload

  • Description and History

    The Anti-United Nations Forces arose from resistance to a single unified world government, a proposal in which many of the world's nations wished solidarity against the possibility of invasion by aliens following the revelation of the crashed Alien Space Ship-1 on South Ataria Island. Backed by several of the world's most powerful countries, the Anti-United Nations Forces have a long history of espionage. So it was with little surprise the U.N. Government's development of the F203 Dragon II fighter based on OverTechnology from the Alien Space Ship-1 was followed by the Anti-United Nations development of their own aircraft with OverTechnology. The Mikolev MiM-31 Karyovin was also a delta wing craft and the A.U.N.'s answer to the F203. Using most of the same materials, the Karyovin was a comparable aircraft and was a step ahead of the conventional aircraft of its time.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Episode 33
    Pilot(s): no notables
    Other Appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori

    Line Art

  • MiM-31 Karyovin line art
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium: www.macross.anime.net/wiki/Main_Page
    Images From - Macross Perfect Memory and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist