The VF-1A Valkyrie was a three-mode variable fighter. It was mass production version of the Valkyrie and was flown by most pilots in the RDF. Most of these veritechs were painted with a brown and white color scheme, earning the nickname "Brownies". It became known among the Zentraedi as "Cannon Fodder".
Behind the scenes
The VF-1 series Veritech fighters can mount weaponry on up to 4 wing hardpoints. (Robotech: The Macross Saga Sourcebook) Each hardpoint can carry:
- 3 medium range missiles
- 2 long-range missiles
- 1 MLOP (containing 15 mini-missiles)
- 1,125 kg of gravity bombs