Cargo Freighter
Faction: RDF
In Service Date: 2001
Out of Service: 2025
Availability: Unlimited
Source: Macross
SCS Author: Paul Brown
Additional Info: Reference Guide

Unit Description:
      One of the first military space vessels put into production, the Freighters were essential in supplying the RDF Base established on the Moon. A simple design, it consists of a small frame with two large compartments. Several engines are located aft on either side of the ship, while the cramped crew compartment is at the front. Only a small crawlspace connects the two sections for maintenance, and the cargo cannot be access in flight. As the new fleet came into service, the freighters were used to supply the new ARMD platforms and in theory the SDF-1. During the Zentraedi attack, the freighters were largely ignored due to their inherently low value. The simple craft continued to be used in the reconstruction, and well into the 2020s until it was replaced with newer ASC craft.
Ship Control Sheet: rdf_cargo_freighter.pdf December 14/04