Macross Compendium

13 New Macross Class

Government: United Nations Government
Ship Type: Colonization Ship
Macross 9
Macross 1 1 2030 September Macross 1
Macross 3 3 Macross 3
Macross 5 5 2045 September Macross 5
Macross 7 7 2038 Macross 7
9 Macross 9
Macross 11 11 Macross 11
Macross 13 13 2051 February 14 Macross 13

Displacement, tons: approx 7,777,770,000 (Macross 7, 2038), 7,770,000 (Battle 7), 6,250,000 (Battle 7, empty), 2,500,000 (gunship)
Dimensions, metres: approx 7770 (Macross 7), 1510 (Battle 7, carrier mode), 1177 (Battle 7, attack formation mode), approx 800 (power plant), approx 5000 (City 7)
Bridge, tons: 20,000
Bridge, metres: 195
Main machinery: OTEC/General Galaxy reactor, 700,000,000 kw/h; OTEC/Shinnakasu/General Galaxy advanced fold system cluster; OTEC/Centinental impulse drive cluster, Shinnakasu Industry Agar nuclear pulse rocket cluster (sub-thruster), gunship reactor, gunship fold system
Complement: approx 350,000 colonists (City 7, 2045)

Guns: Main gun: 1 Gunship super beam weapon, 100 degrees elevation when latched to holder grip, less than 1 shot/60 min; 4 beam weapons
Countermeasures: pin-point barrier, total barrier system to short ranges
Combat data systems: Stealth Aegis

Mecha: 450 fighters including VF-11 Thunderbolt, 3 VF-17 Nightmare, 3 VF-19 Excalibur, 2 VF-22S Sturmvogel II (2046 February); 250 attack craft; 9 bombers; 60 reconnaissance craft; 18 transport craft; 12 liaison craft

Programmes: This class was designed as the flagship for super-long-distance colonization fleets. Macross 5 constructed by Zentradi and designed with Zentradi technology.
Structure: City defensive shell over majority of City section (not on Macross 1 at 2038 launch). Aerospace facilities include twelve standard catapults, six at the forward end of of the flight deck, three at the centre, and three to the port at the aft angled deck. Bridge includes three electrnomaganetic catapults for immediate scramble of interceptor-fighters and command liaison craft hatch. Outside the main city dome are the docking bay island (approximately 300 m long) and event dome, both uncovered by defensive shell. (Docking bay island reused as "Akusho (Acshio) Area" on Macross 7.)
Operational: New Macross class ships composed of two main sections: Battle and City ships (with power plant docking unit). Battle class ships designed as super-sized variable-purpose stealth space attack carrier. City class ships designed as super-long-distance colonization ships.


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