Model number: SV-51γ
Code name: N/A
Unit type: limited production variable fighter
Manufacturer(s): Sukhoi; Israel Aircraft Industries; Dornier
Operator: Anti-United Nations
Rollout: September AD 2008
First deployment: September AD 2008
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: overall length 22.77 meters (Fighter mode)
Weight: empty 17.8 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: SW-51 SWAG energy conversion armor
Powerplant: 2 x Aviadgatel D-30F6X turbofan jet engine, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: 2 x 102.5 kN, 2 x 204.7 kN (afterburner); high-maneuverability jet boosters, use Klimov RD-35A/R composite engines
Performance: Fighter mode: maximum level atmospheric speed at 11,000 meters: Mach 2.81; cruising range 1,910 km (with micro-missile launcher/auxiliary tank composite pods); surface ceiling 22,500 meters
Thrust-to-weight ratio: empty 2.34
Equipment and design features: SPO-15C 360° passive radar warning receiver system; RP-51 active stealth system; APP-60 chaff and flare dispenser system; optional 2 x RD-35A/R booster, mounted on wing hardpoints
Fixed armaments: 2 x Gsh-231 12.7mm mini-gun, mounted on left and right intakes; Gsh-371 55mm gun pod, mounts 120 rounds, stored under main body in Fighter mode, hand-carried in Battroid and GERWALK modes
Optional fixed armaments: 18 x Turopov SA-19M I/IR-guided micro-missile, mounted on underwing hardpoint; 2 x R-33D Amos+ medium-range maneuvering missile, mounted on underwing hardpoint; 2 x “Daisy Cutter” air blast bomb, mounted on underwing hardpoint
Optional hand armaments: none

The SV-51γ was a limited production variant of the Anti-U.N.’s SV-51α that was specially tuned for use by ace pilots. Its armaments were the same as the standard model SV-51α, except for mounting an extra 12.7mm mini-gun. In September 2008, Anti-U.N. ace pilots D.D. Ivanov and Nora Polyansky used SV-51γ fighters with custom paint schemes as they fought U.N. Spacy for control of a Protoculture relic in the South Pacific island of Mayan.

Pilot(s): Nora Polyansky, D.D. Ivanov
First appearance: Macross Zero
Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori


Rear view (Battroid mode in D.D. Ivanov colors)


Rear view (Battroid mode in Nora Polyansky colors)


Underside view (Fighter mode in D.D. Ivanov colors)


Underside view (Fighter mode in Nora Polyansky colors)


Underside view (GERWALK mode in D.D. Ivanov colors)

Macross Zero Info

Shoji Kawamori

Hiroshi Ohnogi

Mechanical Designer(s):
Shoji Kawamori
Junya Ishigaki
Kazutaka Miyatake

Character Designer:
Takuya Saito

Musical Composer:
Kuniaki Haishima

5 episodes

Video Release:
Japan 12.21.2002 – 10.22.2004


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