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ARMD class (Movie version)

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General and Technical Data

Class: ARMD
Ships of the line: ARMD-01, ARMD-02 ARMD-II, ARMD-03 Enterprise, ARMD-04, ARMD-05 Akagi, ARMD-06, ARMD-07 Ranger, ARMD-08
Unit type:
 space carrier
Manufacturer: OTEC Company
Operator: U.N. Spacy
First deployment: AD 2008
Dimensions: overall length 430.0 meters; overall width 220.0 meters
Weight: standard operating displacement 174,000.0 metric tons
Powerplant: 2 x OverTechnology advanced heat pile system cluster, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: 2 x OTMN-3T OverTechnology main nozzle cluster; many x vernier thruster
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; super dimension navigation system; OverTechnology advanced gravity control system
Fixed armaments: 5 x guided converging beam cannon system, mounted across hull; 2 x large anti-celestial object/ship missile launcher, mounted on dorsal starboard and port; 6 x large guided anti-ship missile launcher, mounted across hull; many x anti-aircraft missiles
Mecha/aircraft: many x VF-1 Valkyrie

Technical and Historical Notes

The ARMD class ships were space carriers constructed by OTEC Company for use by U.N. Spacy. The ARMD class implemented OverTechnology systems such as a gravity control system, reaction heat pile system and reaction weaponry. The ARMD ships were designed to carry many variable fighters and other spacecraft. The ARMD’s weapons included multiple beam cannons and anti-ship and anti-aircraft missile launchers. Two ARMD carriers were permanently docked with the Macross and served as the ship’s “arms” in its humanoid attack mode. The Macross could focus its pinpoint barrier on the ARMD to perform an “ARMD Attack” and forcibly penetrate an enemy ship’s outer hull.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross: Do You Remember Love?
Original mechanical designer: Kazutaka Miyatake

Lineart

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Do You Remember Love? Info


Director(s):
Noboru Ishiguro
Shoji Kawamori

Writer:
Sukehiro Tomita

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Kentaroh Haneda

Theatrical Release:
Japan 07.07.1984

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