ROBOTECHNOLOGY

 

This section of the website contains info on all the
cool 'mecha' in the Robotech Macross Saga series.

 

RDF:

Destroid's:

Destroids are land based heavy mecha, mostly for defensive purposes. They were built to protect land bases and also large ships from enemy targets. A few are also used to Attack heavily armored units/ships.

Name:
Type:
Designation
Crew
Weight / Height
Breath / Depth
Max Speed
Armament
Destroid Defender
Air Defense Destroid
ADR-04-Mk X
1 Pilot
21.7 tons w/o weapons 27.1 tons armed / 10.8m
8.6m / 4.3m
98 kph armed
2 x twin 78mm anti-aircraft guns mounted in the arms
Destroid Monster
Heavy Artillery Destroid
HWR-00
3 Crewmen
378.5 tons Armed / 22.5m
22.1m w/o weapons, 41.1m w/ weapons / 24.0m
Max walking speed: 41 kph
Max rolling speed: 52 kph
4 x 406mm cannons on top

2 x triple missile launch tubes with 2 x 530mm missiles in each tube.

Destroid Phalanx
Artillery Battloid
SDR-04-Mk XII
1 Pilot
47.2 tons Armed / 12.7m
7.5m / 5.0m
72 kph Armed
2 x missile bins. Missiles are 430mm long-ranged missiles.
Destroid Spartan
Mainforce Battloid
MBR-07-Mk II
1 Pilot
29.4 tons w/o weapons / 11.3m
7.9m / 6.1m
104 kph
2 x light lasers

2 x Missile launchers

1 x Gun cluster

Destroid Tomahawk
Mainforce Battloid
MBR-04-Mk VI
1 Pilot
31 tons Armed / 12.7m
7.9m / 5.1m
88 kph
2 x Heavy beam cannons on the arms

1 x Missile launcher

2 x 12.7 mm machine gun in the head

2 x gun cluster in the chest

2 x smoke ejectors on the hips

 

Veritech:

Veritech are the main attack force mecha of the RDF, they are all-purpose transformable fighters. Light weight and very fast, Varitechs are at the front lines in the RDF military. Perfect for Air and Space combat.

Name:
Type
Designation
Class
Weight:
VF-1J
Veritech Fighter for Junior Officers
VF-1J
Veritech fighter, aerospace capable.
13.3 metric tons w/o weapons
-FIGHTER MODE
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

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

2 light laser cannons, mounted on the head

2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Valkyries aboard the SDF-1)

4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing)

-3 x 300mm medium range missiles

-1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles

-1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher with 15 missiles

All of the physical aspects of the different Veritechs are the same, i.e. speed, size, height etc. The only difference lies in the Armament they carry. Below is a table that lists the other veritechs and the different weapons they each have, or in the case of the VF-1D it is a two seater unlike all the others.

Designation
Type
Armament
VF-1A
Standard Veritech Fighter
1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon

1 light laser cannon, mounted on the head

2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Valkyries aboard the SDF-1)

4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing)

-3 x 300mm medium range missiles

-1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles

-1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher with 15 missiles

VF-1D
Dual Cockpit Veritech Fighter
1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon

1 light laser cannon, mounted on the head

2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Valkyries aboard the SDF-1)

4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing)

-3 x 300mm medium range missiles

-1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles

-1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher with 15 missiles

VF-1S
Veritech Fighter for the Senior Officers
1 x 3-barreled 55mm gatling cannon

4 light laser cannon, mounted on the head

2 x light lasers in the nose (upgrade from sensors, only for Valkyries aboard the SDF-1)

4 wing hardpoints (2 per wing)

-3 x 300mm medium range missiles

-1 (inner) or 2 (outer) x 533mm long range missiles

-1 x short-range multiple ejection 150mm missile launcher with 15 missiles

 

Vessels:

Name
Type
Class
Crew
Dimensions
Armament
ARMD-class Carrier
Earth Orbit defense carrier
Space Vessel
1500 crewmen, 600 pilots and air group
Length: 430m.
Width: 116m (central hull), 172m (overall)
Height: 48m.
Mass: 174,000 tons (operational)
5 x main particle cannon, two on the forward deck, two on the aft flanks, and one on the keel aft.
6 x triple-barreled beam cannon, mounted on the aft thrusters.
2 x torpedo launch system, capable of launching nuclear missiles, in the upper side bodies.
6 x ten-tube missile launcher box, firing defensive missiles.
48 x single barrel defensive beam cannons scattered over the hull.
~270 QF-3000E Ghost drone fighters.
~100 SF-2 Hunter/SF-3 Lancer space fighters.
~ 12 Veritech Valkyrie Fighters.
~ 10 AEW aircraft, space shuttles, and other small auxiliaries
Oberth-class Destroyer
Transit capable Attack Destroyer
Space naval vessel
100 crewmen, 44 pilots, troops and air group
Length: 390m
Width: 173m
Height: 64m
Mass: 145,000 tons (operational)
2 x main particle cannon, on the flanks of the main hull.
2 x secondary paticle cannon, on the forward hull.
18 x torpedo launch tube, capable of launching nuclear missiles, in the main hull aft.
32 x single barrel defensive beam cannons scattered over the hull.
SDF-1
Super Dimensional Battlefortress
Space Vessel
3500 crewmen, 1500 pilots and air group, 11000 troops and other personnel
Length: 1210m
Width: 339m (original hull), 496m (with Earth carriers)
Height: 312m
Mass: 18,000,000 tons (operational)
ARMAMENT (after 2009 Earth refit)

1 x Reflex cannon (heavy particle beam)
8 x main particle cannon, one under the main hull, three on the upper main hull, two on the flanks of the reflex cannon, and two on the upper legs.
1 x secondary triple-barreled particle cannon, mounted on the forward main hull. Sometime into the war this turret was refitted with six missile launchers rather than its cannons.
4 x single barrel rail cannons mounted on the shoulders.
16 x triple barreled laser/particle beam turrets scattered around the hull.
12 x torpedo tube, capable of launching strategic missiles.
48 x ten-tube missile launcher box, firing defensive missiles, scattered around the hull.
Numerous single-use missile launchers were installed by the crew prior to the battle against Dolza's Fortress
~200 VF-1 Valkyrie veritech fighters.
~120 QF-3000E Ghost drone fighters.
~150 Destroids
~ 50 AEW aircraft, space shuttles, and other small auxiliary craft

All Information is 1985, 2001 Harmony Gold USA, Inc.

 

Zentradi:

Battlepod's

These are the main combat mecha of the Zentradi forces. They are highly versatile and can operate in any type of environment.

Name
Type/Class
Crew
Depth/Height/Width/Weight
Speed
Armament
Battlepod
Standard Infantry Battlepod/ Battlepod
1 Pilot
8.1m/17.4m/8.0m/37 tons
282 kph
2 x quadruple-barreled medium beam cannons mounted on front
2 x single barrel light cannons (2000 rounds) mounted on bottom
2 x single barrel light pulse beam cannons on top
Heavy Artillery
Heavy Ordinance Battlepod/ Battlepod
1 Pilot
8.3m/20.3m/8.0m/41 tons
128 kph
2 x quadruple-barreled medium beam cannons on front
2 x single barrel light cannons (2000 rounds) on bottom
4 x 791mm long range missiles, in top-mounted launcher
Light Artillery
Heavy Ordinance Battlepod/ Battlepod
1 Pilot
8.2m/18.7m/9.9m/39.6 tons
144 kph
2 x quadruple-barreled medium beam cannons on front
2 x single barrel light cannons (2000 rounds) on bottom
24 x 313mm medium range missiles, in top-mounted launcher.
Battlepod, Officer's
Zentraedi Field Command Mecha
1 Pilot
11.4m/18.1m/8.0m/41.2 tons
281 kph
1 x single barrel heavy beam cannon mounted on top
2 x quadruple-barreled medium beam cannons mounted in the upper arms
2 x single barrel medium cannons (480 rounds) mounted in the lower arms
2 x single barrel light cannons (2000 rounds) mounted to the sides of the chin
6 x short range 150mm missiles mounted on the flanks of the cockpit
Recon
Field Reconnaissance / Communications Mecha
1 Pilot
7.2m/18.2m/12.6m/39.8 tons
225 kph
None

All Information is 1985, 2001 Harmony Gold USA, Inc.

 

Vessels:

Vessels are pretty much the heart of the Zentradi fleet, millions of ships in all kinds of classes and sizes.

Name:
Type
Class
Crew
Length/Width/Height/Mass/Range
Armament
Carrier
Multi-purpose Transport Vessel
Space naval vessel
1200 crewmen, 430 pilots 12500 troops
2991m/500m/480m/150 million tons/ Full solar system transit, unlimited fold range.
~24 x general purpose laser/particle beam turrets
~10 x torpedo tubes, capable of delivering two types of anti-warship torpedoes
~100 x missile turrets, launching anti-mecha missiles
~12000 mixed Zentraedi ground mecha
~250 Fighter Pods
6 Cyclops reconaissance pods
Numerous launches and auxilliary vessels
Command Ship
Tandem Command Battleship
Space naval vessel
1550 crewmen, 2080 pilots, 3500 troops
3986m/900m/752m/100 million tons/ Full SS transit, unlimited fold range
5 x main particle beam cannon, intended for anti-ship engagements. The weapons are mounted forward on the bow section.
~85 x general purpose laser/particle beam turrets, scattered around the hull, for light anti-warship, orbital fire support, and anti-mecha duties. The turrets are divided over the bow section (~30) and the main section (~55).
~45 x torpedo tube, capable of delivering two types of anti-warship torpedo. All tubes are mounted in the main ship section.
~145 x missile launcher turret, launching anti-mecha missiles. The turrets are divided over the bow section (~30) and the main section (~115)
~2275 mixed Zentraedi ground mecha
~1300 Fighter Pods
3 Cyclops reconaissance pods
Numerous launches and auxilliary vessels
Destroyer
Primary Battle Vessel
Space naval vessel
600 crewmen, 400 pilots, 2000 troops
2018m/550m/756m/39.5 million tons/ Full SS transit, unlimited fold range
3 x main particle beam cannon, intended for anti-ship engagements. The weapons are mounted forward on the superstructure.
~48 x general purpose laser/particle beam turrets, scattered around the hull, for light anti-warship, orbital fire support, and anti-mecha duties.
~22 x torpedo tube, capable of delivering two types of anti-warship torpedoes
~70 x missile launcher turret, launching anti-mecha missiles.
~1350 mixed Zentraedi ground mecha
~250 Fighter Pods
2 Cyclops reconaissance pods
Numerous launches and auxilliary vessels
Flagship
Fleet Command Ship
Space naval vessel
3100 crewmen, 4000 pilots, 8000 troops
4024m/601m/663m/170 million tons/ Full SS transit , unlimited fold range.
6 x main particle cannon, four mounted on the corners of the nose, two on the upper forward hull. Weapons are intended for anti-ship engagements.
~200 x general purpose laser/particle beam turrets, scattered around the hull, for light anti-warship, orbital fire support, and anti-mecha duties.
~60 x reloadable torpedo tubes, capable of delivering two types of anti-warship torpedo.
~240 x missile launcher turret, launching anti-mecha missiles.
4000 mixed Zentraedi ground mecha
2500 Fighter Pods
10 Cyclops reconaissance pods
Various launchers and auxilliary vessels
Scoutship
Zentraedi Minor Vessel
Space naval vessel
70 crewmen, 80 pilots, 40 troops
498m/178m/355m/1.525 million tons/Full SS transit, unlimited fold range.
~14 x general purpose laser/particle beam turrets, scattered around the hull, for light anti-warship, orbital fire support, and anti-mecha duties.
~10 x torpedo tube, capable of delivering two types of anti-warship torpedo.
~24 x missile launcher turret, launching anti-mecha missiles.
50 Fighter Pods
1 Cyclops reconaissance pod
A few launchers and auxilliary vessels

All Information is 1985, 2001 Harmony Gold USA, Inc.