AHP-3 "Flagga" Assault Hoverplatform

HDV-1 Hargun Delivery Vehicle

(Flagga Version 1.0 / Hargun Delivery Vehicle Version 1.0 - Last updated: 05/05/02)
Background and RPG Statistics by Kenneth Olson



In late 2019 the Global Military Police (GMP) decided that they needed a unit which was highly mobile, operate in the urban environment, and could be used by both the GMP's elite special forces as well as their  law enforcement units.  The original design for the Hargun light veritech cycle met all the operational requirements.  However, by 2021 as the first production models were delivered with limited transformation capability, see Hargun entry for further details, it became apparent to the GMP that they needed a complimentary vehicle which possessed the mobility which the Hargun lacked while sacrificing some of the armor and weaponry. Several designs were considered, including an attack helicopter and VTOL fighter jet; however an armored single person hovercraft was finally accepted. 

The first Flagga was produced for the GMP in March of 2022 with the first company forming later that same month.  The Flagga hoverplatform mounts a single Rolls-Royce Turbo fan engine with two directional ports.  The engine has a maximum output of over 90 kN, 20,200 lbf, of thrust which gives the Flagga incredible maneuverability and the capability to propel the unit up to 180 kph.  The Flagga is armored with an advanced titanium composite material which provides excellent protection against small arms fire; however, anti-mecha weaponry (those with calibers greater than 20mm) can easily destroy the unit.

The Flagga's only weapon is an internally mounted GAU-18 25mm tri-barrel cannon.  The weapon fires armor piercing depleted uranium shells at 300 rounds per minute out to an effective range of 1.5 km.  Targeting of the weapon is aided through the use of a Huges-1700 combat computer which displays flight and targeting data directly on the hovercraft's HUD.  Although, the Flagga is lightly armed, it does possess the full suite of sensor equipment including an X-band targeting computer, infrared, and night vision.  All of the sensors are tied into the combat computer and sensor results are displaced through the HUD. 

A total of 1745 AHP-3 Flagga hoverplatforms were built for the GMP from 2021 until the start of the Second Robotech War in 2029 at which point all of the production facilities were switched to heavier mecha units.  The Flagga was a successful design for the purposes for which it was built, law enforcement and patrol.  At the start of the Second Robotech War, the Flagga was thrown into combat protecting cities against oncoming attacks from Bioroids.  In this capability the Flagga proved to be  inadequate as large numbers were easily destroyed while on averaging only 1 bioroid kill for every 17 units.  After two months critical attrition there remained only 453 units.  There remaining units were placed into reserve as newer more heavily armored battloid designs took over civil defense duties.  A number of Flaggas are known to have survived through the Invid invasion and are highly prized by resistance groups for their lack of protoculture use; although, finding adequate fuel supplies is often problematic. 

Hargun Delivery Vehicle

Although the Flagga was designed as complimentary vehicle to the Hargun, the GMP still wished that the Hargun possessed the transformation and mobility originally advertised.  Towards this end, a modified version of the Flagga was developed to transport the Hargun into combat more quickly.  The new unit was designated the HDV-1 "Hargun Delivery Vehicle" with delivery of new units beginning in July  of 2025.

In most respects, the Hargun Delivery Vehicle is identical to the Flagga as the two platforms share identical armor, weapons, and propulsion systems; however, engineers modified the Flagga in four primary areas to allow the vehicle to transport a Hargun.  First, the main fuselage was lengthened.  This allows the HDV to carry a Hargun underneath as well as carry an additional 400 liters of fuel to maintain the combat radius with the heavier load.  A vertical stabilizer was added on the rear of the fuselage to improve the stability of the unit.  A third modification was the addition of the machinery on the dorsal side of the unit to allow the vehicle to carry a Hargun.

The final modification was to the of the pilot's compartment.  Unlike the Flagga, the pilot in the HDV sits and is partially surrounded by the platform.  Once the pilot wishes to deploy the Hargun, the pilot slows the HDV down to under 30 kph and rotates the Hargun from horizontal to vertical.  At this point the bottom of the HDV pilot's compartment opens up and the pilot can slide down into the Hargun.  The Hargun can then be released from heights up to 20 meters.  The entire process takes a maximum of 15 seconds.  After the Hargun is released the HDV flies to a predetermined location and awaits the return of the pilot.

A total of 765 units were created from 2025 until production ceased in 2029 at the onset of the 2nd Robotech War.  Ironically, unlike the Flagga or the Hargun, few units were destroyed in combat.  HDV were rarely placed into combat unless they had their Hargun battloids underneath and pilots were hesitant to enter into combat unless they were pre-deployed.  As a result nearly 300 units survived the war and found themselves, often without their Hargun, in the arsenals of resistance groups during the Invid occupation.


Vehicle Type: AHP-3 "Flagga"  and HDV-1 Hargun Delivery Vehicle
AHP-3:  Single seat scout/police hoverplatform
HDV-1:  Single seat Hargun delivery hoverplatform
Manufacturer: British Aerospace
Crew: One pilot
Service History:
AHP-3: Served with the Global Military Police from 2022 until 2031
HDV-1:  Served with the Global Military Police from 2025 until 2031


Location Flagga Hargun Delivery Vehicle
* Armored Hood 10 30
25mm Cannon 15 15
Engines (2) 25 25
Tail - 30
**Main Body 50 60


  1. * Destroying the armored head of the Flagga will knock out the units optical systems (infrared, nightvision, thermal) as well as radar and communications. 
  2. ** Depleting the MDC of the main body will destroy the unit.


Flagga: 180 kph for Flagga
HDV-1 (unloaded): 140 kph
HDV-1 (loaded): 110 kph
Flagga: 3000 m
HDV-1 (unloaded): 2500 m
HDV-1 (loaded): 2000 m
Flagga: 4 hours flight time
HDV-1 (unloaded):  5 hours flight time
HDV-1 (loaded): 3 hours flight time
1 x Rolls Royce Pegasus F400-RR-410 Turbo fan engine [Main]:   Maximum thrust 90 kN (20,200 lbf).  A single turbo fan engine is mounted in the center of the unit with two thruster ports.  The ports are highly directional which provides the Flagga a high degree of maneuverability .


Flagga: 1.52 m
HDV-1: 1.90 m
Flagga: 2.96 m
HDV-1: 2.96 m
Flagga: 2.36 m
HDV-1: 4.19 m
Flagga: 1000 kg
HDV-1 (unloaded):  1400 kg
Flagga:  400 liters of  JP-5
HDV-1: 800 liters of JP-5


  1. GAU-18 TRIPLE-BARREL 25MM CANNON: The Flagga's only internal weapon is the GU-19 25mm cannon.  The GU-19 can fire up to 300 rounds per minute accurately to a range of 1.5 km.  The weapon is mounted on an internal stabilized mount which has a field of fire of +45 to -90 degrees in elevation and +/- 100 degrees in azimuth.


  2. HAND TO HAND COMBAT: Although the Flagga does not possess any real hand to hand combat ability, the unit can ram or land on targets if necessary.







Random Hit Locations

When there is an equal chance of hitting both sides from 1d6

When there is a preferred side, roll 1d10








Armored Hood (Main Body) 01-30 01-05 01-15 01-20 01-05
Cannon (Main Body 31-50 - 16-25 21-30 06-30
Engine Ports (Main Body) 51-60 06-30 26-40 31-35 31-60
Main Body (Driver) 61-85 31-70 41-70 36-80 61-00
Pilot 86-00 71-00 71-00 81-00 -


Hargun Delivery Vehicle






Pilots Compartment (Main Body) 01-25 01-05 01-10 01-15 01-05
Cannon (Main Body 26-35 - 11-15 16-20 06-20
Engine Ports (Main Body) 36-45 06-25 16-25 - 21-40
Tail (Main Body) 46-50 26-40 26-40 21-35 41-45
Hargun (Main Body) 51-55 41-55 41-55 36-40 46-70
Main Body (Driver) 56-80 56-90 56-90 41-85 71-00
Pilot 86-00 91-00 91-00 86-00 -


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