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Thurvel-Salan Class in Standard Fleet Green Colors

Thurvel-Salan Class Alternate Division Colors (Purple)

Anti-Ship Missile Type 1

Thurvel-Salan Class Battleship

Technical Data

Ship Type: medium-scale battleship
Government: Zentradi, U.N. Spacy
Manufacturer: Geteulmaqulla-Zollia 4146163-53717550th Zentradi Fully-Automated Armoury Planet
Ship Name: Thurvel Salan
Commission Date: unknown
Dimensions: length 2,300 meters, width 880 meters, height 410 meters
Mass: standard operating displacement 39,500,000 metric tons
Power Plant: Geteulmaqulla-Zollia heat pile system cluster
Primary Systems: Workl-Quatafilla macro nozzle cluster (main thrusters), Workl-Quatafilla vernier nozzle cluster, Geteulmaqulla-Zollia gravity control system, Shik-Telnekulla fold system cluster
  • many x guided beam cannons
  • many x small maneuverable warship weapons
  • many x anti-ship/anti-aircraft missile launchers
  • Spaceplanes: many x Fighter Pod
    Mecha: many x Glaug; many x Gnerl Fighter Pod; many x Re-Entry Pod

    Description and History

    The mainstay of the Zentradi fleets for at least 500 millennia, the Thurvel Salan Class Battleships remain the primary combat vessel of the Zentradi war machine. Built in the latter era of the Protoculture and used extensively during the Schism War, the Thurvel Salan's impressive design and functionality guaranteed a long service life. The ship features numerous beam and missile weapon emplacements all along the craft and the practical wedge-shaped hull enables the Thurvel Salan to bring to bear the maximum number of guns possible against a target vessel at nearly any angle. In addition to firepower, the Thurvel Salan also carries numerous Glaug mecha, Gnerl Fighter Pods and Re-Entry ships for transporting land-based mecha to the surface of a planet.

    Production Notes

    Debut: Super Dimension Fortress Macross, Episode 1 (Purple Type, Episode 12)
    Crew: Zeril
    Other Appearances: Macross: Do You Remember Love?
    Original mechanical designer: Miyatake Kazutaka

    Line Art

  • Thurvel Salan line art
  • Zentradi Warships: cannons and missile launchers
  • Zentradi Warships: anti-ship missile type 2
  • Information Courtesy of the Macross Compendium:
    Images From - Macross Perfect Memory and other macross books
    C. Wilson - Writer, Editor and Colorist