Unit type: custom metal armor
Head height: 17.9 meters
Weight: empty 62.3 metric tons; max gross 89.6 metric tons
Output: 160,000 pounds (dry); 270,000 pounds (CMP); afterburner +40,000 pounds; 6 x main nozzle, 6 x attitude control nozzle
Mass ratio: 0.81 (dry); 1,569 (CMP)
Powerplant: Type JTF-3M miniaturized fusion reactor
Combat maximum power operation time: 23 seconds
CMP cool-down period: 3 seconds (CMP for 5 seconds or less); 16 seconds (CMP for 23 seconds)
Maximum speed: Mach 0.96 (sea level); Mach 1.32 (32,000 feet)
Cruising range: 1,740 nautical miles (3,222 km)
Armor: Stelight type 2 armor heavy coating; maximum thickness 215mm
Equipment and design features: Type AS3M image sensors, range unknown; type AVS3 gravitational sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x 2-barrel 20mm machine gun, mounted in forearms; 4 x anti-MA hand grenade, mounted on body; 2 x close combat hybrid saw, mounted in forearms
Optional hand armaments: Type SSX5T 50mm hand railgun (2,200 rounds per minute, 960 rounds, uses standard and HE ammunition)
Pilot: Lee Sue Min
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Japan 02.07.1987 – 01.30.1988
The official account for MAHQ. This account is no longer in use. See below for links to other social media platforms.
MAHQ is now officially on Bluesky: https://bsky.app/profile/mahqdotnet.bsky.social.
Our future on this cursed app is unclear, but expect more posts over there.
Cutaway diagram of the VF-1J Valkyrie Fighter Mode from “This is Animation Special: Macross Plus”(1995). Larger versions on my DA profile:
Art by Kiyomi Tanaka. Original concept by unknown Macross fan. Image built by me
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