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AIF-9V Ghost Fighter

AIF-9V (V-9) Ghost Fighter

Technical Data

Equipment Type: all environment unmanned spaceplane fighter
Government: Macross Galaxy Fleet
Introduction: unknown
Operational Deployment: unknown
Accommodation: none (AI controlled)
Power Plant: thermonuclear reaction turbine engines
Propulsion: output unknown; many x high-maneuverability vernier thrusters
g limit: unknown
Design Features: 1 x forward-looking main sensor (sensor located in the nose provides real-time detail of battlefield changes)
- Armament -
  • 1 x gun pod (mounted forward dorsal fuselage)
  • Bombs & Missiles:
  • many x missiles
  • Optional Armament:
  • unknown

  • Description and History

    Deployed by the Macross Galaxy fleet under the alias V-9, the AIF-9V Ghost is the main unmanned aerial vehicle of the 21st Super-Long Distance Emigrant Fleet. The AIF-9V Ghost follows the form where the Ghost X-9 development was discontinued. The AIF-9V Ghost has high performance for craft of the same era (2050s) and serves as a proof-of-technology aircraft. The New U.N. Spacy has not formally recognized this unit for deployment.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Macross Frontier, Episode 25
    Pilot(s): (unmanned craft)
    Other appearances: none
    Original mechanical designer: unknown

    Line Art

  • AIF-9V Ghost art
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium:
    Images From - Macross Chronicle and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist