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Though young ace pilots were assigned VF-1A fighters with mostly-white color schemes, most recruits were issued a standard model with a light brown color scheme. These VF-1A "Brownies" were jokingly refered to as "Cannon Fodder" by Zentraedi because they were identified as easier targets, due to the relative inexperience of their pilots.
 
Though young ace pilots were assigned VF-1A fighters with mostly-white color schemes, most recruits were issued a standard model with a light brown color scheme. These VF-1A "Brownies" were jokingly refered to as "Cannon Fodder" by Zentraedi because they were identified as easier targets, due to the relative inexperience of their pilots.
   
Designation: VF-1A<br>
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Designation: VF-1A<br />
Mecha Class: Veritech fighter, aerospace capable<br>
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Mecha Class: Veritech fighter, aerospace capable<br />
Crew: 1 pilot<br>
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Crew: 1 pilot<br />
 
Weight: 13.3 metric tons (dry)
 
Weight: 13.3 metric tons (dry)
   
 
FIGHTER MODE[[File:Vf-1a-fighter1.jpg|thumb]]
 
FIGHTER MODE[[File:Vf-1a-fighter1.jpg|thumb]]
   
Length: 14.2 m<br>
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Length: 14.2 m<br />
Height: 3.8 m<br>
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Height: 3.8 m<br />
Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m<br>
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Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m<br />
Max speed at sea level: Mach 1.4<br>
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Max speed at sea level: Mach 1.4<br />
Max speed at 10,000m: Mach 2.71<br>
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Max speed at 10,000m: Mach 2.71<br />
 
Max speed at 30,000m: Mach 3.87
 
Max speed at 30,000m: Mach 3.87
   
 
GUARDIAN MODE[[File:Vf-1a-gerwalk.jpg|thumb]]
 
GUARDIAN MODE[[File:Vf-1a-gerwalk.jpg|thumb]]
   
Length: 11.0 m<br>
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Length: 11.0 m<br />
Height: 8.7 m<br>
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Height: 8.7 m<br />
Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m<br>
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Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m<br />
 
Max speed at all altitudes: 500 kph
 
Max speed at all altitudes: 500 kph
   
 
BATTLOID MODE
 
BATTLOID MODE
   
Height: 12.7 m<br>
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Height: 12.7 m<br />
Depth: 4.0 m<br>
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Depth: 4.0 m<br />
Breadth: 7.3 m<br>
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Breadth: 7.3 m<br />
Max speed at all altitudes: 194 kph<br>
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Max speed at all altitudes: 194 kph<br />
 
Max walking speed: 160 kph
 
Max walking speed: 160 kph
   
 
ARMAMENT
 
ARMAMENT
   
1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon in a gun pod<br>
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1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon in a gun pod<br />
1 light laser cannon, mounted on the head/turret<br>
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1 light laser cannon, mounted on the head/turret<br />
2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Veritech fighters aboard the SDF-1)<br>
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2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Veritech fighters aboard the SDF-1)<br />
4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing) each capable of carrying:<br>
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4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing) each capable of carrying:<br />
- 3 x 300mm medium range missiles, or<br>
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- 3 x 300mm medium range missiles, or<br />
- 1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles, or<br>
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- 1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles, or<br />
 
- 1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher containing 15 missiles
 
- 1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher containing 15 missiles
   

Revision as of 22:45, March 28, 2020

Vf-1a-battroid

courtesy macross mecha manual

The Veritech VF-1 is Earth's first transformable trans-atmospheric fighter. Powered by fusion engines, the VF-1 is fully space-capable, and is carried in great numbers on the SDF-1 as well as the Armor series of carriers. The VF-1 supports 3 modes of operation: fighter mode for aerospace superiority missions, guardian mode for close air support missions, and battloid mode for ground combat missions.

By itself, the VF-1 performs well in a variety of atmospheric operations, due to its sizable, variable-sweep wing surface area and high thrust-to-weight ratio. The VF-1 uses its wing hardpoints to mount a significant number of missiles as well as a gun pod for close range combat.

Though the VF-1 is capable of reaching lower Earth orbit, it is unable to attain escape velocity on its own. Various booster and armor systems were devised to extend its range and/or combat performance.

Though young ace pilots were assigned VF-1A fighters with mostly-white color schemes, most recruits were issued a standard model with a light brown color scheme. These VF-1A "Brownies" were jokingly refered to as "Cannon Fodder" by Zentraedi because they were identified as easier targets, due to the relative inexperience of their pilots.

Designation: VF-1A
Mecha Class: Veritech fighter, aerospace capable
Crew: 1 pilot
Weight: 13.3 metric tons (dry)

FIGHTER MODE
Vf-1a-fighter1

Length: 14.2 m
Height: 3.8 m
Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m
Max speed at sea level: Mach 1.4
Max speed at 10,000m: Mach 2.71
Max speed at 30,000m: Mach 3.87

GUARDIAN MODE
Vf-1a-gerwalk

Length: 11.0 m
Height: 8.7 m
Wingspan: 8.3-14.8 m
Max speed at all altitudes: 500 kph

BATTLOID MODE

Height: 12.7 m
Depth: 4.0 m
Breadth: 7.3 m
Max speed at all altitudes: 194 kph
Max walking speed: 160 kph

ARMAMENT

1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon in a gun pod
1 light laser cannon, mounted on the head/turret
2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Veritech fighters aboard the SDF-1)
4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing) each capable of carrying:
- 3 x 300mm medium range missiles, or
- 1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles, or
- 1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher containing 15 missiles

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