Spider Bugs (スパイダー・バッグ Supaidā Baggu?)
are zero-g general purpose spacecraft (宇宙作業艇 Uchū Sagyōtei?, lit. Space Work Boats)
featured in the Super Dimension Fortress Macross
Technology & Combat Chasracteristics
Spider Bugs were developed by Glamor to shoulder roles that exclude combat. A Spider Bug has four light-work hands and one heavy-work hand, and engaged in work outside of the SDF-1 Macross.
The pilot sits in an almost upright position at the front of the main body.
Space War I
- The 11th Spider Bug and a VF-1A floating inside ARMD-01.
The U.N. Spacy
often kept these units aboard many of their capital spaceships.
On February 7, 2009,
the launch day of the SDF-1 Macross, the eleventh Spider Bug was floating around inside of the ARMD-01
Space Carrier with a VF-1A Valkyrie
after Vrlitwhai Kridanik
fired two shots from the guided beam cannons on his Nupetiet-Vergnitzs-class
Fleet Command Battleship which put the ARMD-01 Space Carrier out of commission. (SDFM