Varauta Vanguard Frigate

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Vanguard Frigate


  • Government: Varauta
  • Ship Type: Frigates

This ship is the most mass-produced standard small warship in the Varauta forces. Its reliability is due to its balance of maneuverability, armor, and weaponry. Since it is thought to be a new design capable of missions for small vessels, it is assigned to vanguard, enemy detection, armed reconnaissance, defense, and various other missions.


  • Missiles: 2 clusters of 12-missile small high maneuverability missile launchers.
  • Guns: High-angle beam guns (6 medium-bore and small-bore).
  • Countermeasures: Shipborne pin-point barrier system, super-long-distance enemy detection system, anti-detection system


  • 2 variable fighters (max 3)


  • Dimensions, metres: 168

Mass & Loadings

  • Displacement, tons: 1,500 operational; 1,020 empty


  • Maximum instantaneous acceleration during combat: 2.0 G+


  • Debut: Macross 7
  • Designer: Kazutaka Miyatake