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VF-1J in Battroid mode in "Milia" (2045) Colors

VF-1J in GERWALK mode in "Milia" (2045) Colors

VF-1J in Fighter mode in "Milia" (2045) Colors

GU-11 55mm Gatling Gun Pod

VF-1J Valkyrie piloted by Milia Jenius

VF-1J Valkyrie "Milia" (2045)

Technical Data

Equipment Type: all-environment variable fighter and tactical combat battroid
Government: U.N. Spacy, U.N. Navy, U.N. Space Air Force
Manufacturer: Shinnakasu Heavy Industries
Cost: not publicly disclosed, but reported as approx 20 times that of a standard Destroid
Introduction: November 2007
Operational Deployment: February 7, 2009
Accommodation: pilot only in Marty & Beck Mk-7 zero/zero ejection seat
  • Battroid Mode: height 12.68 meters; width 7.3 meters; length 4.0 meters
  • Fighter Mode: wingspan 14.78 meters (fully extended); height 3.84 meters; length 14.23 meters
  • GERWALK Mode: wingspan 14.78 meters (fully extended); height 8.7 meters; length 11.3 meters
  • Mass: empty 13.25 metric tons; standard T-O 18.5 metric tons
    Structure: space metal frame, SWAG energy conversion armor
    Power Plant: two Shinnakasu Heavy Industry/P&W/Roice FF-2001 thermonuclear reaction turbine engines, output 650 MW each
    Propulsion: 11,500 kg [x g] x 2; or 23,000 kg [x g] x 2 in overboost (225.63 kN x 2 overboost); 4 x Shinnakasu Heavy Industry NBS-1 high-thrust vernier thrusters (1 x counter reverse vernier thruster nozzle mounted on the side of each leg nacelle/air intake, 1 x wing thruster roll control system on each wingtip); 18 x P&W LHP04 low-thrust vernier thrusters beneath multipurpose hook/handles
    Thrust-to-weight ratio: empty 3.47; standard T-O 2.49; maximum T-O 1.24
  • Battroid Mode: maximum walking speed 160 km/h
  • Fighter Mode: at 10,000 m Mach 2.71; at 30,000+ m Mach 3.87
  • GERWALK Mode: maximum walking speed 100 km/h; flying 500 km/h
  • g limit: in space +7
    Design Features: 3-mode variable transformation; variable geometry wing; vertical take-off and landing; control-configurable vehicle; single-axis thrust vectoring; three "magic hand" manipulators for maintenance use; retractable canopy shield for Battroid mode and atmospheric reentry; option of GBP-1S system, atmospheric-escape booster, or FAST Pack system
  • Min time from Fighter to GERWALK (automated): approx. 1.5 sec.
  • Min time from GERWALK to Battroid (automated): under 2 sec.
  • Standard time from Fighter to Battroid (automated): under 5 sec.
  • Min time from Fighter to Battroid (manual): 0.9 sec.
  • - Armament -
  • 2 x Fixed Mauler RÖV-20 anti-aircraft laser cannons, firing 6,000 pulses per minute each
  • 1 x Howard GU-11 55 mm three-barrel Gatling gun pod with 200 rds fired at 1,200 rds/min
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • 4 x underwing hard points for 12 x AMM-1 hybrid guided multipurpose missiles (3/point)
  • or 12 x MK-82 LDGB conventional bombs (3/point)
  • or 6 x RMS-1 large anti-ship reaction missiles (2/outboard point, 1/inboard point)
  • or 4 x UUM-7 micro-missile pods (1/point) each carrying 15 x Bifors HMM-01 micro-missiles or a combination of above load-outs
  • Optional Armament:
  • Shinnakasu Heavy Industry GBP-1S ground-combat protector weapon system
  • or Shinnakasu Heavy Industry FAST Pack augmentative space weapon system

  • Description and History

    As Mayor of City 7, Milia Fallyna Jenius had gained respect as a shrewd and honorable civil servant in addition to her reputation as one of the greatest UNS ace pilots. As second in command of the 37th long-distance colonization fleet, Milia was still a military pilot and retained ownership of a VF-1J variable fighter which she kept in storage aboard the City 7. In 2045, Varauta agents had commandeered City 7 by seizing the fold system. In an operation to re-establish control of City 7, Nekki Basara piloted his VF-19 Kai in an attempt to storm the fold system operations control center but was ineffective against the Varauta interception forces. Fortunately, Milia doned her flight suit once again and successfully attacked the operations center in her VF-1J variable fighter. Though the VF-1J features some small exterior alterations (notably black highlights) the variable fighter is instantly recognizable in the unique red hull colors Milia used during her years in the UN Spacy. Mylene Jenius briefly piloted the fighter during a Varauta attack inside City 7 and Gamlin Kizaki piloted the VF-1J's final combat flight. Gamlin engaged the ancient Protoculture weapon Sivil and the VF-1J Milia was destroyed, a sight quite distressing for Milia watching the battle via remote monitors.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross 7, Episode 13 (destroyed, episode 18)
    Pilot(s): Milia Fallyna Jenius, Gamlin Kizaki, Mylene Jenius
    Other appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: Shoji Kawamori

    Line Art

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  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium:
    Images From - Macross 7 Animation Materials and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist