Main Battle Robot-Series 07-Mark II Destroid Spartan is a destroid mecha designed for hand to hand combat as well as ranged combat, first seen in the Super Dimension Fortress Macross television series.
The MBR-07 Destroid Spartan was born as a humanoid-type weapon from the United Nations Military ambulatory weapons program. Designed for close hand-to-hand combat, the Spartan was the second-place participant of the ambulatory weaponry competition.
Development of the MBR-07 followed one year and two months after the first MBR-04 series destroids began design in 2003. The Spartan then entered trial production in February 2005 and by January 2008 Mk I units were beginning first rollout. All Mk I units were later upgraded into Mk II units.
Technology and Combat CharacteristicsEdit
Unlike the MBR-04 series, the MBR-07 Spartan series was developed jointly by Centinental and the Kransmann Group. Another significant divergence from the MBR-04 series was the absence of any auxiliary generator in this close-combat attack model destroid, due to the increased power of the main engine. The rugged silhouette has a wide range of motion in addition to the swivel capability of the waist and wrists.
Although the Spartan achieved high mobility performance, problems developing the engine and power transmission system delayed production. Regardless, considerable numbers of Spartans were deployed to the
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