Varauta High-Speed Raiding Space Cruiser

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High-Speed Raiding Space Cruiser


  • Government: Varauta
  • Ship Type: Cruisers

This ship features upgraded conventional engine thrust, higher fold engine power, improved maneuverability, increased armor in the fore, and greater firepower in the fore for raids, disturbances, and armed assault missions.


  • Missiles: 18 anti-ship missile launchers, close-in defense high maneuverability missile launchers
  • Guns: Anti-ship high-angle beam guns (2 supersize-bore, 2 large-bore, 2 small-bore), 6 converging beam guns (fixed in ship fore).
  • Countermeasures: Shipborne pin-point & total barrier system


  • On the order of 12-16 variable fighters


  • Dimensions, metres: 366

Mass & Loadings

  • Displacement, tons: 32,500 operational; 28,000 empty


  • Maximum instantaneous acceleration during combat: 1.75 G+


  • Debut: Macross 7
  • Designer: Kazutaka Miyatake