Unit type: limited production heavy assault metal armor
Head height: 28.3 meters
Weight: empty 176.8 metric tons; max gross 299.7 metric tons
Output: 500,000 pounds (dry); 780,000 pounds (CMP); afterburner +280,000 pounds; 4 x main nozzle, 15 x attitude control nozzle
Mass ratio: 0.801 (dry); 1.698 (CMP+A/B)
Powerplant: 2 x Type JTF-7M miniaturized fusion reactor
Combat maximum power operation time: 47 seconds
CMP cool-down period: 5 seconds (CMP for 5 seconds or less); 19 seconds (CMP for 47 seconds)
Maximum speed: Mach 0.81 (sea level); Mach 0.95 (32,000 feet)
Cruising range: 1,475 nautical miles (2,732 km)
Armor: Simole B type passive armor; maximum thickness 375mm
Equipment and design features: Type ASV2M image sensors, range unknown; type GLV4 gravitational sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 16 x Type KDA44 75mm automatic gun, mounted in chest (1,200 rounds per minute, 3,200 rounds, uses standard and HE ammunition); 100-tube dual missile pod, mounted in shoulder shield; Type SIM-96 MLC missile, mounted in belly; close combat hybrid broadsaber, hand-carried in use, stored on left hip; 2 x 2-tube dual missile pod, mounted in forearms
Pilot(s): Dorchenov, Gun Jem, Hydelnecken
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Japan 02.07.1987 – 01.30.1988
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Cutaway diagram of the VF-1J Valkyrie Fighter Mode from “This is Animation Special: Macross Plus”(1995). Larger versions on my DA profile:
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