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Prometheus class (Prometheus)

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General and Technical Data

Class: Prometheus
Name: CVS-101 Prometheus
Ships of the line: CVS-101 Prometheus
Unit type:
 super-large-scale semi-submersible attack aircraft carrier
Manufacturer: unknown
Operator(s): U.N. Navy; U.N. Spacy
First deployment: AD 2005
Dimensions: overall length 512.0 meters
Weight: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: super long-range anti-aircraft missile system, location unknown; 20mm vulcan phalanx CIWS, location unknown; 4 x RIM-116 RAM Mk49 anti-aircraft close-range automatic missile launcher, location unknown
Mecha/aircraft: 150 x VF-1 Valkyrie; many x Destroid

Technical and Historical Notes

The Prometheus was an aircraft carrier used by the U.N. Navy and stationed at South Ataria Island. At the start of Space War I in February 2009, the Macross conducted a risky fold operation within Earth’s atmosphere to evade the Zentradi. However, instead of appearing behind the Moon, the ship emerged near Pluto. Due to the fold occurring within the atmosphere, the Macross’ fold bubble also encompassed all of South Ataria Island and the surrounding ocean, including the Prometheus and the assault landing ship Daedalus. The two vessels were then adapted for space use and permanently docked with the Macross, serving as the ship’s “arms” in its humanoid attack mode. The carrier’s VF-1 Valkyrie and Destroid complement were added to that of the Macross for the remainder of Space War I. In January 2012, the Macross was heavily damaged during the Defensive Battle of Macross City when Kamjin Kravshera performed a suicide attack and crashed a Zentradi Gun Destroyer into the ship. The Macross was then extensively refit, and the Prometheus and Daedalus were replaced with new ARMD carriers.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross
Original mechanical designer: Kazutaka Miyatake

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Director:
Noboru Ishiguro

Writer(s):
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shoji Kawamori
Noboru Ishiguro
Sukehiro Tomita
Kenichi Matsuzaki

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Kentaroh Haneda

Airdates:
Japan 10.03.1982 – 06.26.1983

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