America, also known as the United States of America, was a superpower during the Global War. During the Global War, the American military intelligence believed that the Russians sold one of their Oscar-class submarines to a foreign power. (Robotech: From the Stars: "From the Stars"). After the Rain of Death, the SDF-1 was moved to near what would become Monument City. After Zor Prime accidentally spread the spores, the Invid came to Earth and settled their base near the great lakes.