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|[Megaroad Emigration Era - New Macross Emigration Era]|
- January: Defensive Battle of Macross City. Mankind Emigration Project publicly announced.
- February: VF-4 mass production begins.
- August: Lynn Minmei's Farewell [Sayonara] Summer Concert Tour. Minmei, now grown up, sings and records "Angel's Paints".
- September: Megaroad-01 launches as part of the first Super Long Range Emigrant Fleet.
Construction of mass-produced Super Long Range Emigrant Ships Megaroad-02 and -03, based on the Megaroad, begins. Hereafter, one or two Super Long Range Emigration Ships are constructed yearly.
- The aircraft development divisions of Shinnakasu Industry and Stonewell Bellcom merge to form Shinsei Industry, a new company. Its first developmental project is the VF-5000.
New Era 0001: first year of the New Era calendar.
- April: launches begin for one Close-Range Emigrant Fleet after another. The main objective is the search and establishment of Emigrant Planets within 100 light years of the Solar System.
- November: an inhabitable planet is discovered 11.7 light years from the Solar System in the Groombridge 1816 Star System. It is named "Eden" and emigration begins.
- Half a year after taking the first Factory Satellite, over 20 Factory Satellites have been confiscated by the New Unified Government.
- The launches of the SDFN-series warship begin.
- The VF-5's first flight.
- 9 VF-3000A Crusader are produced.
- Admiral Bruno J. Global's installment as New Unification Government representative.
- Launches of the second and third Super Long Range Emigration Fleets (Megaroad-02 and -03 ships). Hereafter, Super Long Range Emigration Fleets are routinely launched.
- The Unified Forces dispatch Maximilian Jiinasu and Mira Farina Jiinasu aboard the Unified Forces cruiser Algenicus to form the Dancing Skull Special Forces Team, and combat internal revolts and conflicts.
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team intercepts an enemy aerial unit attacking a Unified Space Forces replenishment base and a spy piloting a captured VF-4 Lightning III on the planet Neo York.
- An inhabitable planet is discovered by a Close-Range Emigrant Fleet 67 light years from the Solar System in the Charest Star System. It is named "Britannia" and Emigration begins.
- End Of The Year: production of the VF-1 series ends. During the final product's rollout, a commemorative paint scheme is applied.
- VF-5 mass production begins.
- May: Megaroad-01's communications cease near the center of the Milky Way Galaxy (news about the ship is not publicized).
- Buritai appointed as commander of the Unified Soace Forces.
- OTEC merges with several other companies, forming General Galaxy.
- After earning doctorates in flight and bio-electronic engineering, former Bodoru Zer Main Fleet technician Algus Selzer is invited to be the chief project advisor of General Galaxy at its founding.
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team assaults the New Nile Weaponry Base, and encounter a Zentraedi Variable Guraaji on the planet Cristrania near the New Nile Weaponry Base.
- VF-5000's first flight.
- VF-9 development begins.
- Sleipnir Plan restarts.
- June: publication of "Variable Fighter Master File: VF-1 Valkyrie"
- New Edwards Test Flight Center, a weapons testing center under direct military jurisdiction, is established on Planet Eden.
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team escort the Shinsei Industry VF-5000 being tested aboard the Unified Forces cruiser Algenicus over the planet Neo York. The Free York Liberation League launches two attacks to capture the VF-5000.
- The VF-4 Lightning III replaces VF-1 Valkyrie as the Unified Space Forces' Main Variable Fighter.
- VF-5000 mass production begins.
- 19 at 20:00: the insurrection of the Fitz Roy begins near the Stoppel Star System's primary star El Dorado.
- Moaramia Jifon joins the Dancing Skull Special Forces Team as the "Purple Skull".
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team destroys an abandoned Unified Forces biological weapons research base (the Secret Relics Base) at the site of Protoculture ruins on the planet New Asia, after the base is deemed a biohazard.
- VF-4 mass production ends with the 8,245th fighter.
- VF-11 development begins.
- Completion of the Sleipnir Plan.
- VF-5 mass production ends.
- VF-9 mass production begins.
- Megaroad-13 discovers an inhabitable planet near the center of the Milky Way Galaxy. The mission names the planet's system Varohta, and emigration begins.
- VF-14 development begins.
- Return of the Long Voyage mission, when it is spotted in the orbit of the Moon.
- VF-17 development begins.
- The VF-14's first flight.
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team protect the weapons research plant on the planet Susia (Susia's Weapons Research Plant) from Zentraadi guerilla land units and an aerial bomber formation.
- Major Maximilian Jiinasu appointed as ship captain of the Haruna Stealth Space Cruiser Haruna.
- the VF-11's first flight.
- VF-14 mass production begins.
- May: during construction, Megaroad-24, Megaroad-25, and the Factory Satellite dock explode.
- The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team intercept a space unit and two Zentraadi Variable Guraaji from a warship from the Zentraadi terrorist organization Struggle, in satellite orbit over the planet Dahan.
- Captain Miria Jiinasu appointed as Eagle Nest Aerial Tactics Center instructor.
- Emigration to Elysium in the G-PN 88 Star system begins.
- VF-5000 mass production ends.
- VF-9 mass production ends.
|New Macross Emigration Era|
- March: publication of "Variable Fighter Master File: VF-1 Space Wings".
- April: Maximilian Jiinasu and Miria Farina Jiinasu temporarily rejoin the Dancing Skull Special Forces Team with Moaramia Farina Jiinasu. The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team rescue Unified Government Chairperson Lawrence Yun Kemal, being held hostage by Anti-Unified Government forces with two shield-enhanced Destroid Monsters on the planet Bellfan. During the operation, the prototype YF-11's [also known as VFX-11's] are introduced into combat for the first time.
The Dancing Skull Special Forces Team intercept two aerial attacks on the Unified Government Headquarters on the planet Susia, including one by three unidentified Zentraadi combining units. After the completion of the operation, the two Jiinasus are granted special leave.
- September: the space launch of the first New Macross Class Super-massive Emigrant Battleship. This emigration fleet's population numbers in the proportions of 1 million people.
- November: armed revolt by the giant Zentraadi living on Earth. Hereafter, giant-sized Zentradi are prohibited from living on the Earth.
The Second Defensive Battle of Macross City. Timoshie Daldanton is decorated for shooting down over 50 Zentraadi craft during the battle.
Deserters from the 63,254,109th Zentraadi Outer Space Forces capture the VF-X-11 equipped with a Fold Booster. It will serve as the basis for the future "Pheyos Valkyrie".
- December: because of the increase in hereditary children's diseases due to the overuse of cloning, mass cloning is terminated.
Mass production of the VF-11 as the main Variable Fighter begins. The VF-11 Thunderbolt replaces the VF-4 Lightning III as the main Variable Fighter in the Unified Space Forces.
- Ray Lovelock is an elite VF-11B pilot in the Unified Space Forces' Pink Peckers squadron, with Kinryu and Stephan. Stephan dies in action against Zentraadi.
- The terraforming operation on Vulcan, the third planet of the Sharma star system, ends.
- he development of the VB-6 Koenig Monster begins.
- Adoption of the TSV-30 Mk.I flight suit.
- Emigration begins to the Planet Vulcan.
- The First Interstellar War is made into the movie, "Do You Remember Love?", which portrays the Battle with Golg Bodoru Zer, and the love of Lynn Minmei. The movie has its premier, becomes a big hit, and the Minmei boom rekindles.
- June: the Char system is charted, and a habitable planet is found in it, and named LV-426.
- July: the Unified Government establishes a small outpost on LV-426, with the long-term objective of terraforming the planet and investigating a mysterious energy field on it.
- Wilbur Garland is the Captain of the 28th Super Long Range Emigrant Fleet's defence unit. Gilliam Angreat joins the unit.
- Mass production of the VB-6 Koenig Monster begins.
- The Macross 4 Super Long Range Emigrant Fleet finishes terraforming Sephira, the Laramis star system's fifth planet. Emigration begins with approximately one million emigrants.
- Myung Fang Lone, Isamu Alva Dyson and Guld Goa Bowman seperate on the planet Eden.
Isamu Alva Dyson enters the Unified Space Forces.
- Unspecified: LV-426 is officially established as a Unified Government Emigrant Planet. On the same planet, the Inspection Forces scientist, later known as The Sultan, and her aides are awoken. Their continuing entombment under the surface, and the realization that they spent hundreds of thousands of years in stasis, drives them to madness. They begin experimenting with a combination of Zentraadi genetics and robotics to create a lifeform that will tunnel their way out to the planet's surface.
- Development program for the Next Main Variable Fighter begins. Development of the YF-19 and YF-21 begin.
- Timoshie Daldanton is integrated into the "Black Ray" unit as Captain, aboard the 28th Super Long Range Emigration fleet, led by the New Macross 3.
- Gilliam Angreat is transferred to the 727th Independent Squadron VF-X unit, after passing through harsh training at the Square Crow New Special Forces Training Center; which serves as a basis for the VF-X unit, selecting pilot candidates and assessing their merits.
- The 28th Super Long Range Emigration Fleet successfully emigrates.
- April 2: Isamu Alva Dyson is punished for breaking curfew (confined for three days).
- 8: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to the Unified Naval Forces UNN Enter Prise.
- 18: Isamu Alva Dyson is punished for violation of military discipline (compensatory labor for three days).
- July 28: the Delta War.
- August 15: Isamu Alva Dyson is convicted of a parking violation.
- December 5: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Former Riot.
- VF-11 updated with upgraded engines and avionics.
- The VF-17's first flight.
- The VAB-2's development begins.
- General Galaxy is contracted by the Unified Goverment to reproduce the Quadoran-Roh. Design and improvement started in the next year, in addition to restoring the Quimeliquola Factory Satellite (instead of building a new production line, which held down costs for the Mobile Weapon, as it requires a special manufacturing process).
- Commissioning of the Uraga class Escort Carrier No.1: Uraga.
- 13: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Planet Avemaria Dispute.
- 9: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Planet Hydra Civil War.
- 11: Isamu Alva Dyson is punished for violation of command (suspension on board for three days).
- 30: Isamu Alva Dyson is assigned to Moon Base.
- 9: Isamu Alva Dyson is punished for violation of military discipline (compensatory labor for seven days).
- Maximilian Jenius discovers a galalasi on the Pukirases Star System's 5th planet [he later gives it to his daughter Mylene, who calls the galalasi Gubaba.]
- Formation of the 727th Independent Squadron "VF-X Ravens".
- 23: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to Earth Defense Force.
- 21: Isamu Alva Dyson punished for contempt of a higher officer (salary cut by 10% for 3 months).
- 3: Isamu Alva Dyson convicted for a crime of injury.
- 13: Isamu Alva Dyson punished for violation of command (suspension aboard ship for 1 week).
- 7: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Unified Government Revolution War.]
- Summer: the Sultan tunnels to the surface of LV-426, and attempts to make contact with the Inspection Forces. They detect the Unified Government Emigrant Planet colony, and decide to remain hidden while they gather knowledge on the humans.
- September: The Spika Incident; which stimulates the development of the Advanced Variable Fighters (AVF).
- 4th Quarter: Approval of Project Super Nova.
- October: Agents of the Sultan infiltrate the LV-426 colony.
- Isamu Alva Dyson wins the Focker Prize.
- Adoption of the TSV-30 Mk.III Flight Suit.
- 9: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to Europa Base 7.
- 29: Isamu Alva Dyson punished for contempt of a higher officer (salary cut by 20% for six months).
- 25: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Planet Salvation War.
- 1: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to the Galaxy Patrol.
- Later Half: YF-19 developed.
- December: XVF-19-4 remodelled with new Thermonuclear Engines, completing the XVF-19-14.
- Constitution of the Fire Bomber rock band with Ray Lovelock and Basara Nekki. Around the same time, they meet Veffidas Feaze.
- Isamu Alva Dyson wins the Focker Prize.
- Launch of the 37th Long-range Emigrant Fleet, centering around the 7th New Macross class Battleship. Captain Maximilian Jiinasu and Second-in-Command Miria Farina Jiinasu are assigned to it. The Emigrant Fleet travels towards the center of the Milky Way Galaxy.
- Manfred Brando gets the No.1 reward for his classical management of the Earth's Cultural Maintenance Festival. He enters into the USCCM via special entry.
- January: communications from LV-426 cease. An inspection team is sent to investigate, and reports that all of the emigrants and Unified Government personnel assigned to the planet are dead.
- May: YF-19 design completed.
- 1: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to the Unified Air Force (UNAF) on Planet Iota.
- 19: Isamu Alva Dyson punished for neglect of duties (confinement for seven days).
- 18: Isamu Alva Dyson participates in the Delta War II.
- July: Shinsei Industry rolls out the YF-19 Demonstrator Prototype Fighter No. 1.
- Summer: the Inspection Forces' remnants on LV-426 cannibalize their buried ship to build a new ship capable of space travel. They begin undertaking acts of piracy and limited trade with non-Unified Government affiliated forces, slowly building their stength.
- 3: Isamu Alva Dyson is punished for the disregard of operations (deprivation of all his prizes).
- 22: Isamu Alva Dyson assigned to the Outer Space Special Science Force.
- Unspecified: first flight of the YF-19 Prototype No. 1.
- 22: debut of Sharon Apple, a virtual singer. Her explosive popularity grows.
- First flight of the YF-21.
- Isamu Alva Dyson wins the Focker Prize.
- An incident occurs during a Mind System Test on the Macross 7 Fleet.
- 5: all Isamu Alva Dyson's exploits are annulled by the Unified Air Force. He is assigned as the seventh test pilot of the YF-19 at New Edwards Test Flight Center on Eden.
March: Macross City holds the 30th anniversary celebration of the end of the First Interstellar War.
- 28: a buried spaceship is discovered buried in the Western desert wasteland on LV-426.
The virtual singer Sharon Apple goes out of control. The Sharon Apple Insident* occurs.
The M15 fleet launches as part of the many 30th anniversary celebrations that mark the end of the First Interstellar War.
November: Completion of the YVF-19 EMD; 3 craft are produced.
Unspecified: an autonomous government is established on Planet Vulcan.
- 6: an event occurs that kills all of the colonists in a newly restablished farming community on LV-426. The colony is abandoned shortly afterwards.
- An investigation of Endebald, the 3rd planet of the York Star System, begins.
- Manfred Brando graduates from USCCM. He's incorporated into the USAC.
- The New Macross 3 reaches the planet Eden 3. Timoshie Daldanton reorganizes the "Black Ray" as a special unit.
- The New Unification Government first encounters and confirms the existence of the Vajra, but keeps their existence a secret.
- The Quimeliquola Factory Satellite is restored and renamed "Quimeliquola-Rhea Arsenal". The Factory Satellite restarts productions at Lagrange IV on Planet Eden.
- The YF-19 and YF-21 prototype competition is conducted at New Edwards Test Flight Center on Eden.
- The YF-24 Project begins with Shinsei Industry and General Galaxy beginning research into the next generation VF.
* Translator's note: I know it's a spelling error. But due to the hosts TOS...
- February: the decision is made to adopt VF-19 as the next generation Main Fighter, and the start of its mass production. The pet name "Excalibur" is also decided at this time.
- 14, 6:34 Earth Standard Time: operation "Phantom Sword" begins with a flight of 4 VF-19A, each equipped with 2 FBF-1000A Fold Boosters, from a Howard [Co.] factory in the outskirts of Macross City.
- The Frontier Fleet (the 25th New Macross class Emigrant Fleet, the 55th Super Long-Range Emigrant Fleet) leaves the Earth, and sails toward the center of the galaxy in search of inhabitable planets.
- Emigrants abandon the Planet Elysium.
- April: Miria is installed as the mayor of City 7 by election aboard the Macross 7 Fleet.
- December: the decision is made to adopt the VF-22S as a special operations fighter.
- Investigation begins on the possibility of emigration to planet Eden 3.
- Timoshie Daldanton retires from the Unified Forces. What he does next is not known.
- Maria Velasques Hoyly dies in planet Zola's orbit.
- The VAB-2's deployment begins.
- Wilbur Garland is promoted to Major and Captain of the 754th Independent Squadron "Black Bird".
- Adoption of the TSV-40 Mk.I flight suit.
- Gilliam Angreat is promoted to Major, and becomes the Captain of the 727th Independent Squadron VF-X Ravens.
- The investigation of Endebald, the 3rd planet of the York star system, ends.
- Manfred Brando graduates from the USAC as valedictorian.
- Scientists discover a mysterious energy field underneath the icey surface of an "ice planet" in the Varohta System that a Research Fleet is surveying. With an undisturbed legacy of the Protoculture apparently inside the field, a field-deactivation experiment begins. The field strength drops and the Protodevilun within are awakened, starting with Geperunicchi. Ivane Gunther, who had come to observe, gets possessed by a Protodevilun.
- Aegis Focker graduates from a military academy (after repeating one year), and is assigned as 2nd Lt. to the VFF (Variable Fighter Force) stationed at New Anderson Base.
- The QF-4000/AIF-7S prototype's first flight at New Edwards Test Center on Planet Eden.
- The Inspection Forces remnants on LV-426 completely take over the pirating network in and around Sector 7. They are officially named the Sector Seven Space Pirates (SSSP) by the Unified Government.
The Macross Compendium
Dan Henwood, Alan Lisle, Jet Jockey
Various members of the cast and crew of the MRC and MRG.
© Aaron Sketchley