Varauta Vanguard Frigate
From Macross Compendium
- 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