Shinnakasu Heavy Industries VF-1J Valkyrie Veritech Fighter gallery

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VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Veritech in Fighter mode.

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Fighter 1


VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Veritech in GERWALK mode.

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie GERWALK 1 VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie GERWALK 2


VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Veritech in Battloid mode.

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Battloid 3 VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Battloid 5 VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Battloid 6


VF-1J Block 1 Valkyrie Veritech.

VF-1J Block 1 Valkyrie Fighter 1

The Block 1 VF-1J Valkyrie is most recognizable by its lack of a ventral Vernier thruster and the addition of third canopy frame rail. Only six Block 1 VF-1Js were built before Shinnakasu moved to the standardized configuration Block 1.

VF-1J Block 1 Valkyrie Battloid 2

VF-1J Block 1 Valkyrie shown with Rheinmetall GU-12 single smoothbore barrel gun pod.

VF-1J Block 1 Valkyrie Battloid 3


VF-1J+ Valkyrie Veritech.

VF-1J++ Block 20 Valkyrie Battloid 1

Detail of the VF-1J++ head unit. This head unit was unique to Shinnakasu’s final production Block 20 VF-1J++. 


VF-1J Valkyrie standardized markings.

Note: As the VF-1J left the factory, it had both English and Japanese markings. The Japanese markings were rarely retained when the VF-1J received a repaint.

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Battloid 1 VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Battloid 2

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Fighter 1A VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Fighter 1B VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Fighter 2A VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Markings Fighter 2B


VF-1J Valkyrie Veritech Fighters.

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie GERWALK 3

VF-1J Block 4 Valkyrie Veritech Fighter in VTOL mode.

VF-1J Block 8 Valkyrie Battloid 1

VF-1J Block 8 Valkyrie Veritech Fighter in Battloid mode, somewhere near Fort Victoria  in the East African Community, circa 2017.

 


 

 

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

Images Courtesy of Chad Wilson (Marchly) and the Macross Mecha Manual. Chad Wilson is given all credit for all images from the Macross Mecha Manual that have been utilized in this publication. 

Images From – Macross Perfect Memory and other macross books, Variable Fighter Master File VF-1 Valkyrie, Macross Mecha Manual

Content by Tim Wing

Copyright © 2015 Tim Wing

 

 

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