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SDR-04-Mk.XII Destroid Phalanx

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General and Technical Data

Model number: SDR-04-Mk.XII
Code name: Destroid Phalanx
Unit type: mass production space defense robot
Manufacturer: SDF-1 Macross
Operator: U.N. Spacy
Rollout: July AD 2009
First deployment: December AD 2009
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 11.27 meters; overall height 12.05 meters; overall length 5.1 meters; overall width 10.8 meters
Weight: max gross 47.2 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: main: Kranss-Maffai MT828 thermonuclear reactor, output rated at 2,800 shp; auxiliary: Shinnakasu Industry CT 03 miniature thermonuclear generator, output rated at 970 kW
Propulsion: thermonuclear propulsion nozzles
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 3 x laser searchlight, mounted as head
Fixed armaments: 2 x Howard SHIN-SHM-10 Derringer short-range high-maneuverability self-guided missile pod, 22 missiles each, mounted as arms
Optional fixed armaments: Gatling gun, mounted on head
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The SDR-04-Mk.XII Destroid Phalanx was a space defense robot developed aboard the Macross during its long journey back to Earth. Part of the Phalanx’s body was constructed from spare parts for the MBR-04-Mk.VI Destroid Tomahawk. The Phalanx’s main armament was its pair of Howard missile pods, which could each house 22 missiles. Variant units featured a different head design could also mount an optional Gatling gun. Despite its improvised design and construction, the Phalanx was deployed across Earth following Space War I.

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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