BACKGROUND (as per Macross Mecha Manual)

The Commander Type Battle Pod is used by commanding officers of the Mardook's Zentradi Forces. The Commander Type Battle Pod larger than the standard model and has fewer weapons, but is most likely superior in performance to the regular Battle Pod.

Model Type - Zentran Officer Pod

Class - Zentran Command Mecha

Crew - 1

MDC By Location

Main Body - 525

Legs - 200

Wingpods - 120

Main Thrusters - 190

Secondary Thrusters - 75

Sensor Head - 100

Beam Cannons - 150

Mico Missile Launcher - 125

Note - Sensor Head can only be hit with a called shot and is -4 to strike

Armour - stops upto and including standard 20mm rounds


Running - 30kph

Leaping - cannot leap

Flying - Mach 4.3 at 30km+, mach 14 in Space

Range - unlimited in atmosphere, 3000km in space from reaction mass


Height - 15.8m

Length - 23.8m

Width - 7.6m

Weight - 88 tons

Cargo - none

Power System - Reaction Engines

Cost - na


Weapon Type - Beam Cannons (2)

Primary Purpose - anti-mecha

Range - 2400m

Damage - 3d6x10 per blast per gun

Rate Of Fire - equal to pilots attacks

Payload - unlimited

Bonuses - +2 strike

Weapon Type - Micro-missile Launcher

Primary Purpose - Anti-mecha

Range - 8km

Damage - 2d6x10

Rate Of Fire - volleys of 1-24 equal to pilots attacks

Payload - 24 total

Bonuses - +2 strike

Bonuses and Penalties

Use Robot/Vehicle COmbat Elite Training with the following additions:

+1 attack at level 1

+1 dodge

+1 auto dodge

+10% to piloting rolls

Body Block/Tackle - Based on Unit speed

Systems of Note

Combat Computer - Calculates, stores and transmits data onto a HUD (heads up display). Typically tied into the units targeting computer. Can hold hundreds of entries about various enemies and robots/power armour/aircraft/vehicles.

Complete Environmental Pilot Compartment - A completely computer controlled life support system that includes: internal cooling and temperature control, air pruification and circulation systems (gas filtration, humidifier/dehumidifier) that engages when needed and can recirculate breathable air for upto 4 days if neccessary, computer controlled independant oxygen supply and purge system that has upto 6 hours of breathable air that automatically engages in low oxygen or contaminated air environments, insulated high temperature resistant shielding for upto 300 degrees centrigade (normal fires do no damage though nuclear, and plasma fires do full damage), radiation shielded upto several hundred rads, and polarized and light sensitive/adjusting tinted viewport.

Standard instrumentation - Speedometer, distance travelled, inertial mapping system (zeroed on your deployment location/home base), power system temperature, ammunition counters, damage assessment indicators.

Motion detector/Collision Warning System

Radar - Can identify upto 48 and track upto 18 targets simultaneously to a range of 100 miles (160km) for airborne targets and 10 miles (16km) for ground targets depending on terrain.

Radar Warning receiver - Informs the pilot/crew of possible radar lock. Range - 30 miles (48km) depending on terrain

Targeting Computer - Assists in the tracking and identification of enemy targets to a range of 30 miles (50km)

Computer Targeting System - Assists in selecting and locking on to enemy targets. +1 to strike using ranged weapons.

Radio Communications - long-range direction communication systems out to a range of 200 miles (320km) that can be boosted if proper singal towers or relay systems are in place. Also a directional short-range radio with a range of 10 miles (16km). Both radios have full encryption capabilities. Also included is a external loudspeaker system with an output of 80 decibels.

External Audio/Video Pick-up system

References Used

Seto Kaiba

Macross Mecha Manual

Anime/Mecha HQ

Robotech Reference guide

Macross II RPG

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