VF-2JA Icarus Missile Pack


Model number: VF-2JA
Code name: Icarus Missile Pack
Unit type: mass production main variable fighter
Manufacturer: unknown
Operator: U.N. Spacy
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: AD 2086
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: overall height 15.9 meters (Battroid mode), 5.2 meters (Fighter mode); overall length 15.8 meters (Fighter mode); wingspan 7.9 meters (Fighter mode), wingspan (fully extended) 12.2 meters (Fighter mode)
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: 2 x Tachikahoff thermonuclear reaction turbine engine, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rear dorsal thruster pod; 22 x apogee motor
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: heavy rifle/gun pod, mounted on central fuselage in Fighter mode, hand-carried in Battroid/GERWALK modes; 2 x semi-fixed anti-aircraft laser cannon, mounted on head; 2 x beam cannon, mounted on nose
Optional fixed armaments: 2 x Missile Pack, each carries 2 x large missile, mounted on hardpoints
Optional hand armaments: none

U.N. Spacy’s atmospheric fighter VF-2JA Icarus lacked onboard missiles, but it was capable of equipping an optional Missile Pack that carried a total of four large missiles. The Missile Pack was usable in all three modes.

Pilot: Nexx Gilbert
First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross II: Lovers, Again
Original mechanical designer(s): Junichi Akutsu, Kazumi Fujita, Koichi Ohata, Atsushi Okuda






Rear view (Battroid mode)


Rear view (GERWALK mode)

Macross II Info

Kenichi Yatagai
Ken’ichi Yatsuya

Sukehiro Tomita
Manabu Nakamura
Eitakeshi Arii

Mechanical Designer(s):
Junichi Akutsu
Koichi Ohata
Kazumi Fujita
Atsushi Okuda

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Shiro Sagisu

6 episodes

Video Release:
Japan 05.21.1992 – 11.21.1992
U.S. 10.28.1992 – 02.10.1993


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