Shinnakasu Configuration 2 FAST Pack “Super Valkyrie” gallery

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FAST Pack configuration version 2.0 mounted on VF-1S Block 1 Fighter.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Fighter 1

VF-1S Block 1 Valkyrie (Bu.No. 2107906/1) equipped with FAST Pack configuration version 2.0 from SVF-1 “Skull Squadron”, piloted by First Robotech War aces Commander Roy Fokker and 1st Lieutenant Richard Hunter. 

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Fighter 2 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Fighter 3

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Fighter 4

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Battloid 1 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Battloid 2


FAST Pack Configuration version 2 mounted to a VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Fighter.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1J Block 4 1

VF-1J Block Valkyrie assigned to SVF-1 “Skull Squadron” during the First Robotech War.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1J Block 4 3

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1J Block 4 5

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1J Block 4 7


FAST Pack Configuration 2, miscellaneous views.

S-FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4

VF-1A Valkyrie Fighter, mounting a FAST Pack Configuration 2, from SVF-20 “Outlaws” on board the SDF-1 UES Macross during the First Robotech War. The reason behind the irregular main landing gear is unknown. 

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 GERWALK 1

VF-1S Valkyrie Fighter with FAST Pack Configuration 2 conducting some violent evasive maneuvers in space while engaging Zentraedi forces. 

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1S Block 1 Battloid 3

Detail of the NP-AR-01B arm unit of the Configuration 2 FAST Pack set.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1N Block 11 Battloid 6

VF-1N Valkyrie Fighter with Configuration 2 FAST Pack “posing” for the camera.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 9

VF-1A Block 13 Valkyrie Fighter from SVF-1 “Skull Squadron” in the hanger bay of the UES Forestall. 


Technical views of the Configuration 2 FAST Pack as fitted to a Block 4 VF-1A Valkyrie Fighter.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 2 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 3 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 4 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 5 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 6 FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 4 7


FAST Pack Configuration version 2 as mounted a VF-1A Block 10 Valkyrie Fighter.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 4


VF-1A Block 13 Valkyrie with Configuration 2 FAST Pack from SVF-1 “Skull Squadron”.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 1FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 5

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 6

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 7

Detail view of the cockpit area of a VF-1A Block 13 Valkyrie Fighter from SVF-1 “Skull Squadron”.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Fighter 8

VF-1A Block 13 Valkyrie Fighter from SVF-1 “Skull Squadron” suspended from an external launch arm on the UES Forestall. 

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Battloid 2FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 9 Battloid 3


Prototype FAST Pack (Configuration 2.X) attached to one of the early Block 0 VF-1J FDEs at Shinnakasu Heavy Industries’ facility outside of Tokyo Japan.

FAST Pack Config ver.2.X 2

Several notable difference can be seen on this early prototype. Most obvious is the four main thrusters and the fitment of what appear to be twin GU-11 rotary cannons in the forward part of the NP-BP-01s. The GU-11 gun pod held in the Valkyrie’s hand appears to have an expanded magazine as well.


FAST Pack Configuration 2 cutaway views.

FAST Config ver.2.0 NP-BP-01A

NP-BP-01A booster section showing the P&W+EF-2001 booster thruster. 

FAST Config ver.2.0 1

Detailed cutaway of FAST Pack components and typical weapons payload.


FAST Pack Configuration version 2 as mounted a VF-1A Block 11 Valkyrie Fighter in Battloid mode.

FAST Config ver.2.0 VF-1A Block 10 Battloid 5


Configuration Version 2.0 FAST Pack standardized markings.

FAST Config ver.2.0 4

Typically, the squadron logo will be painted on the side of the NP-BP-01A booster unit. Shown is SVF-1 “Skull Squadron” (top) and SVF-5 (bottom). 

FAST Config ver.2.0 2 FAST Config ver.2.0 3


 

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Original artwork by: Shoji Kawamori, Miyatake Kazutaka, Haruhiko Mikimoto and Hidetaka Tenjin; Tim Wing

Images From – Macross Perfect Memory, This is Animation 11: the Super Dimension Fortress-1 Macross, Variable Fighter Master File VF-1 Valkyrie, Variable Fighter Master File VF-1 Valkyrie: Wings of Space, Variable Fighter Master File SDF-1 Macross VF-1 Squadrons, Macross Chronicle 23, Robotech Macross Saga Sourcebook and the Macross Mecha Manual

Content by Tim Wing

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