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VBP-1 Variable Glaug

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General and Technical Data

Model number(s): VBP-1 (Zentradi); VA-110 (U.N. Spacy)
Code name: Variable Glaug
Unit type: variable pod
Manufacturer(s): Zentradi; U.N. Spacy
Operator(s): Zentradi; U.N. Spacy
Rollout: AD 2018
First deployment: AD 2018
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit (VBP-1 is Zentradi-sized; VA-110 is miclone-sized)
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: SWAG energy conversion armor
Powerplant: 2 x thermonuclear reaction engine, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: many x vernier thruster
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: large-bore beam cannon, mounted on top of main body; 2 x medium-bore gun, mounted as arms; 2 x small-bore laser cannon, mounted under nose
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The VBP-1 Variable Glaug was a unit that married the design of the Zentradi Glaug tactical pod with the three-stage transformation of a captured U.N. Spacy VF-4 Lightning III. In this new design, the original Glaug’s default configuration served as the GERWALK mode of the Variable Glaug. The Variable Glaug also implemented standard variable fighter technology like SWAG energy conversion armor. The Variable Glaug’s armaments were similar to the original Glaug and included a large-bore beam cannon, two medium-bore guns and a pair of small-bore laser cannons. The Variable Glaug was initially piloted by a Zentradi girl named Moaramia Jifon in 2018 on the planet Cristrania, where she engaged Dancing Skull Squadron ace pilots Maximilian and Milia Fallyna Jenius. After that battle, U.N. Spacy created its own version of the Variable Glaug for miclone pilots (designated as VA-110), as well as an unmanned variant, the Neo Glaug.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Moaramia Jifon (aka Moaramia Fallyna Jenius)
First appearance: Macross M3
Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori

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