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Guantanamo class

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General and Technical Data

Class: Guantanamo
Ships of the line: CV-299 Guantanamo, CV/ARMD-362 Maizuru, CV-375 Mamoi, CVR-663 Kaga, CVR-670 Rakuyou, CVR-699 BelleauwoodClark 2
Unit type:
 stealth space carrier
Manufacturer: unknown
Operator(s): U.N. Spacy; New U.N. Spacy
First deployment: AD 2026
Dimensions: overall length approx 400.0 meters
Weight: standard operating displacement 9,500.0 metric tons
Powerplant: OverTechnology advanced heat pile system cluster, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: OverTechnology main engine thruster; many x OverTechnology vernier thruster; OverTechnology fold system
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; many x external fuel tank, uses stealth covers; OverTechnology gravity control system
Fixed armaments: 2040: many x anti-ship/fighter weapon, mounted across vessel; anti-air high-maneuverability missile system; 2059: 2 x twin 30mm beam gun, location unknown; 14 x 30mm CIWS beam gun, mounted across vessel; anti-air high-manueverability missile system
Mecha/aircraft: 2045: many x VF-11C Thunderbolt; 2059: many x VF-171 Nightmare Plus

Technical and Historical Notes

The Guantanamo class stealth space combat carrier was developed by U.N. Spacy after Space War I as a successor to the ARMD class carrier. In addition to its stealth features, the Guantanamo possessed its own fold system. It featured a large forward launch bay and could accommodate up to 50 variable fighters. Its original armaments included a missile system and anti-ship/fighter weapons. Ships in service by the late 2050s instead featured twin beam guns and many CIWS beam guns. Guantanamo carriers were widely used in emigrant fleets, but also as part of planetary defense forces. The Guantanamo class was later succeeded by the Uraga class escort carrier, but both types of ships frequently operated side-by-side in fleets across the galaxy as late as 2067.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Macross Plus
Original mechanical designer: Kazutaka Miyatake

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Macross Plus Info


Director(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Shinichiro Watanabe

Writer:
Keiko Nobumoto

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Masayuki Yamaguchi

Musical Composer:
Yoko Kanno

Video Release:
Japan 08.25.1994 – 06.25.1995
U.S. 02.28.1995 – 04.16.1996

Theatrical Release:
Japan 09.30.1995
U.S. 12.14.2021

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