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Zentradi Commander Pod


Battle Pod (Commander Type)

Technical Data

Equipment Type: commander type battle pod
Government: Mardook
Accommodation: pilot only
Dimensions: height 15.8 meters
Mass: empty mass unknown
Structure: unknown
Power Plant: rear mounted engines
Propulsion: thrust unknown; 4 x rear right/left thrusters (mounted two per pod); 2 x rear thrusters (mounted in rear center hull); many x vernier thrusters
Design Features: one main forward sensor
- Armament -
  • 2 x large forward beam cannons (mounted one per left/right thruster pod)
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • 1 x concealed rear-firing mini-missile launcher with many x mini-missiles (mounted rearward on dorsal hull)

  • Description and History

    The Commander Type Battle Pod is used by commanding officers of the Mardook's Zentradi Forces. The Commander Type Battle Pod larger than the standard model and has fewer weapons, but is most likely superior in performance to the regular Battle Pod.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross II, Episode 1
    Pilot(s): no notables
    Other appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: Atsushi Okuda, Junichi Akutsu, Kazumi Fujita, Koichi Ohata

    Line Art

  • Battle Pod (Commander Type) details
  • Translated information from Entertainment Bible #51, B-Club #79, Mecha Press #7 and Macross Chronicle
    Images From - This Is Animation Special 5: Macross II, B-Club #79 and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist