Maxwell Dynamics VAC-X-10 VAG Veritech Multi-role Fighter, Experimental
by Tim Wing
The Variable-technology Attack Gunship (VAG) was a proposed VF/A-6 Alpha Fighter and VA-5 Condor replacement designed by Maxwell Dynamics in the early thirties. Among its features was the integration of a VH-series Veritech hover cycle into the cockpit. With this system, the pilot wore his Cyclone WHILE piloting the VAG. While this certainly improved pilot survivability, every single test pilot who flew the fighter absolutely hated it. In the end, it was decided by the UEEF that the VAG did not offer a significant enough improvement over the VF/A-6 Alpha. Still, the program was not a total lose, as many of the systems introduced on the VAG were later incorporated into the later blocks of Alpha fighters.
Robotech (R) is the property of Harmony Gold. Genesis Climber MOSPEADA (R) is the property of Fuji Television, Artmic Studio and Tatsunoko Production. This document is in no way intended to infringe upon their rights.
Original artwork by: Yoshitaka Amano, Shinji Aramaki and Hideki Kakinuma
Content by Tim Wing
Copyright © 2015 Tim Wing