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Heavy Soldier

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Heavy Soldier
Unit type: biological heavy soldier
Manufacturer: N/A
Operator: N/A
Rollout: N/A
First deployment: N/A
Accommodation: none
Dimensions: overall height 30.0 meters (upright), overall length approx 25-30 meters (on all legs)
Weight: approx 20-30 metric tons
Armor materials: bio-energy conversion armor
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: bio-gravitational field propeller; bio-fold navigation
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: N/A
Fixed armaments: heavy quantum reaction beam cannon, mounted on main body; 2 x bio-machine gun, mounted on main body; flagellum, connected to rear of main body; many x bio-micro-missile launcher, mounted on main body

Technical and Historical Notes

The Heavy Soldier Vajra was an advanced lifeform capable of surviving in the vacuum of space. The insectoid-like Heavy Soldier was not autonomous and existed as part of a hive mind controlled by Queens. The Heavy Soldier’s body was covered in bio-energy conversion armor similar to the energy conversion armor used by variable fighters, but its armor was strong enough to be impervious to most attacks. The highly maneuverable Heavy Soldier moved via a bio-gravitational field propeller and was capable of atmospheric flight and bio-fold navigation. Its defense systems included two bio-machine guns, a heavy quantum reaction beam cannon and bio-micro-missile launchers. When the Vajra began attacking the Macross Frontier emigration fleet in 2059, the VF-171 Nightmare Plus fighters used by NUNS provided an inadequate defense.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Macross Frontier (TV series)
Original mechanical designer: Junya Ishigaki

Lineart

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Macross Frontier Info


Director(s):
Yasuhito Kikuchi
Shoji Kawamori

Writer:
Hiroyuki Yoshino

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Junya Ishigaki
Takeshi Takakura

Character Designer(s):
Risa Ebata
Yuichi Takahashi

Musical Composer:
Yoko Kanno

Airdates:
Japan 04.03.2008 – 09.25.2008

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