ROBOTECH Technical Files
by Pieter Thomassen, with Peter Walker and Robert Morgenstern


Diamondback (A,B,C,D,E,F,G)

RDF Seal
Southern Cross Seal
REF Seal
Diamondback 8-pack MER
ArmorWeapon Separator

Type : (A,B,E,F) Long range anti-mecha/ground attack missile.
(C) Long range anti-radiation missile.
(D) Long range nuclear anti-ship/surface missile.
(G) Medium range anti-mecha missile.
Service history : (A,B,C,D) 2018-2023, RDF (All branches).
2023-2030, REF (All branches).
2018-2033, SC TAF, TASC, SDFC, TC, and Navy.
(E,F) 2025- , REF (All branches).
2032-2033, SC TAF, TASC, SDFC, TC, and Navy.
(G) 2044- , REF (all branches).
Length : 120 cm.
Diameter : 25 cm.
Wingspan : none.
Weight : (A,B,C) 110 kg.
(D) 107 kg.
(E,F) 111 kg.
(G) 117 kg.
Warhead : (A,C,E) HE armor piercing multi purpose.
(B,F) plasma.
(D) W-153 nuclear reaction.
(G) AP cluster warhead.
Weight/yield : (A,B,C,E,F) 22 kg.
(D) 1 kT (reaction).
(G) 40x1 kg self propelled, IIR guided bomblet.
Propulsion : Hybrid rocket engine.
Guidance : (A,B) Combined IIR and active radar homing.
(C) Combined inertial and passive radiation homing.
(D) Combined inertial, command and active radar homing.
(E,F,G) Combined IIR, UV/visual and active radar homing.
Note: all versions can use home-on-jam guidance.
Max speed : Mach 3.2 (standard profile).
Mach 6.1 (high speed profile).
Range : (standard profiles)
(A,B,C,D) 65 km.
(E,F) 115 km (ballistic trajectory),
70 km (direct trajectory).
(G) 28 km.
(high speed profiles)
(A,B,C,D) 22 km.
(E,F) 24 km.
Platforms : Alpha, Beta, Catapult, Condor, Excalibur, Falcon, Lightning, Shark, Bat, Vulture.

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