Tomahawk Main Battle Robot
Faction: RDF
In Service Date: 2007
Out of Service: 2020
Availability: Unlimited
Source: Macross
SCS Author: Paul Brown
Additional Info: Reference Guide

Unit Description:
      Following the discovery of mecha onboard the SDF-1, Earth militaries began to mimic their design and develop anthromorphic combat mecha of their own to supplement their conventional forces. At the core of this new breed of combat machine was Tomawhawk Main Battle Robot. Heavily armoured, the Destroid mounted a pair of heavy particle beam cannons, far stronger than what would later be exhibit on the Regult Battlepods, these weapons were deadly effective against both enemy mecha and ships. In addition, the Tomahawk's side torsos could open up and unleash a barrage of deadly short-ranged missiles. In combat experience, it proved to be an effective core to any destroid unit and was invaluable in defending the SDF-1. The Tomahawk began to be phased out as new REF Destroids were introduced, and the Southern Cross took favour to Veritech Hover Tanks and light Battloids as their main ground combatants.
Ship Control Sheet: rdf_tomahawk_destroid.pdf December 14/04