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Invid Scout

Also known as: Iigaa

Light Reconaissance Combat Mecha

Mecha Class: Arthropod.
Crew: 1 pilot.
Weight: 4.5 tons
Depth: 3.25m
Height: 2.5m
Breadth: 3.75m

Max walking speed: 64 kph (40 mph)
Max flying speed: 992 kph (680 mph)

2 x Claws

The Standard Invid Scout mecha

Invid Scout with long range booster module attached

Invid Scout with Booster module (rear view)

Invid Booster Scout attacking Alpha fighter during failed Mars Division assault

The cherry red Invid Scout is the low level standard aerial/space reconaissance mecha of the Invid.

The Scout is a small and nimble mecha, and is very capable in space and airborne environments. In space, the legs are usually replaced by a large booster pack, enabling the Scout to perform longer range missions. In its aerospace fighter capacity, the Iigaa was usually piloted by lower-caste Invid.

Like all Invid mecha, the Scout has protoculture sensors in addition to optical and electro-magnetic sensors. The Scout is relatively lightly armored, like all Invid mecha, and can be successfully engaged even by Cyclone-mounted and man-portable rockets.

The Scout has no offensive weapons systems, though its claws can be very lethal in physical combat. The Scouts are sometimes used in suicide attacks.

An upgraded version, the Fighter Scout, carries two top mounted plasma cannons.

The pilot of the Scout sits in a bath of nutrient fluid similar in color (and odor) to the pilot's own blood, and a direct hit to the cockpit compartment will usually cause a mixture of both fluids to gush out.

First Appearance:
Episode #61 - "The Invid Invasion"