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1984 Equipment



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Battle Gear Accessory Pack #2

  • Spare accessories for 1982-1983 figures: brown, bright green, and light grey for Joes and blue for Cobras.
  • Carded equipment from 1984.
  • Related: Battle Gear Accessory Pack (1983); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #3 (1985); Cobra Battle Gear Accessory Pack #4 (1986); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #5 (1987); Vehicle Gear Accessory Pack #1 (1987); Cobra Battle Gear Accessory Pack #6 (1988).
  • Collector's equipment; no animated appearances.

 


Machine Gun Defense Unit

  • Grey machine gun with dark green tank traps, ammo box, and sign, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battlefield Accessories line. Later available as a set with the other five Battlefield Accessories in mail offers released 1988-1992 (Special Assignment: North Atlantic; Operation Deep Six; Thrills, Chills, Spills, and Excitement!; Rumble in the Jungle; Mission Rescue: Code Blue).
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Accessories were Missile Defense Unit (1984); Mortar Defense Unit (1984); Ammo Dump Unit (1985); Forward Observer Unit (1985); and Cobra Rifle Range Unit (1985).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Missile Defense Unit

  • Grey missile launcher with brick barricade, ammo box, and sign, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battlefield Accessories line. Later available as a set with the other five Battlefield Accessories in mail offers released 1988-1992 (Special Assignment: North Atlantic; Operation Deep Six; Thrills, Chills, Spills, and Excitement!; Rumble in the Jungle; Mission Rescue: Code Blue).
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Accessories were Machine Gun Defense Unit (1984); Mortar Defense Unit (1984); Ammo Dump Unit (1985); Forward Observer Unit (1985); and Cobra Rifle Range Unit (1985).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Mortar Defense Unit

  • Black mortar launcher with green sandbag barricade, ammo box, and fuel, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battlefield Accessories line. Later available as a set with the other five Battlefield Accessories in mail offers released 1988-1992 (Special Assignment: North Atlantic; Operation Deep Six; Thrills, Chills, Spills, and Excitement!; Rumble in the Jungle; Mission Rescue: Code Blue).
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Accessories were Machine Gun Defense Unit (1984); Missile Defense Unit (1984); Ammo Dump Unit (1985); Forward Observer Unit (1985); and Cobra Rifle Range Unit (1985).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Bivouac

  • Green observation post with canopy and rocket launcher, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battle Station line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battle Stations were Mountain Howitzer (1984); Watch Tower (1984); Air Defense (1985); Check Point (1985); Cobra Bunker (1985); L.A.W. (Laser Artillery Weapon) (1986); Outpost Defender (1986); and Cobra Surveillance Port (1986).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Mountain Howitzer

  • Green 2-wheeled cannon with binoculars and ammo box, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battle Station line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battle Stations were Bivouac (1984); Watch Tower (1984); Air Defense (1985); Check Point (1985); Cobra Bunker (1985); L.A.W. (Laser Artillery Weapon) (1986); Outpost Defender (1986); and Cobra Surveillance Port (1986).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Watch Tower

  • Green ladder-accessed sentry station with flagpole, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1984, part of Battle Station line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battle Stations were Bivouac (1984); Mountain Howitzer (1984); Air Defense (1985); Check Point (1985); Cobra Bunker (1985); L.A.W. (Laser Artillery Weapon) (1986); Outpost Defender (1986); and Cobra Surveillance Port (1986).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Cobra C.L.A.W.

  • White one-man "battle wing" glider with bomb, used by Cobra. Stands for Covert Light Aerial Weapon.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984.
  • Related: Cobra F.A.N.G. and Cobra C.L.A.W. (2008); FLAK Cannon vs. Cobra CLAW (2009). A CLAW of the 2008-2009 variety was also included with 2008's DVD Battles #5 figure set, intended for Cobra Commander.

CLAW Animated Appearances

Notes: CLAWs made 18 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 389 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening5 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 143 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 315 seconds
Cobra's Creatures3 seconds
Countdown for Zartan12 seconds
Cobra Soundwaves51 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 221 seconds
Satellite Down14 seconds
Money to Burn11 seconds
The Greenhouse Effect35 seconds
The Traitor, Part 224 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I26 seconds
Worlds Without End Part II6 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town30 seconds
G.I. Joe and the Golden Fleece46 seconds
G.I. Joe: The Movie Opening34 seconds
G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 32 seconds
G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 411 seconds

Sky Hawk One-Man V.T.O.L.

  • Green one-man aircraft with pivoting jet engines, used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Vertical Take-Off & Landing.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984. Later available in mail offers released 1986-1989 and 1992-1993 (Attention! Special Offers!; G.I. Joe S.T.R.I.K.E.; B.A.T.T.L.E.; We Need Your Help Now!; Operation A.C.T.I.O.N.; Operation Deep Six; The Secret of the Dark Lagoon!).
  • Related: Dreadnok Air Assault (1986); Sky Patrol Sky Hawk (1990); Steel Brigade Sky Hawk (2005); Ghost H.A.W.K. (2009).

Sky Hawk Animated Appearances

Notes: Sky Hawks made 20 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 626 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening4 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 1113 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 311 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 42 seconds
Season 1 Opening (Sunbow)8 seconds
Cobra's Creatures20 seconds
Countdown for Zartan38 seconds
Operation Mind Menace71 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare5 seconds
Money to Burn44 seconds
Twenty Questions42 seconds
The Greenhouse Effect10 seconds
The Funhouse4 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I96 seconds
Worlds Without End Part II87 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town17 seconds
Memories of Mara43 seconds
The Million Dollar Medic2 seconds
Iceberg Goes South1 second
G.I. Joe: The Movie Opening8 seconds

Cobra A.S.P.

  • Blue twin cannon station with enclosed cockpit, mounted on towable base, used by Cobra. Stands for Assault System Pod.
  • Boxed equipment from 1984. Later available in mail offers released 1986-1987 (G.I. Joe Troops, You're Doomed to Defeat!; G.I. Joe S.T.R.I.K.E.; B.A.T.T.L.E.; Operation A.C.T.I.O.N.).
  • Related: Python Patrol ASP (1989); Operation Crimson Sabotage (2003).

ASP Animated Appearances

Notes: ASPs made 10 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 151 seconds on screen. They also made 1 appearance of 6 seconds in the DiC series. Grand Total: 11 appearances, 157 seconds.

 

The Revenge of Cobra, Part 15 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 22 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 512 seconds
Cobra Stops the World10 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare31 seconds
Money to Burn23 seconds
Spell of the Siren35 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town26 seconds
The Invaders3 seconds
Last Hour to Doomsday4 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 46 seconds

Attack Vehicle (VAMP Mark II)

  • Tan jeep with door panels rear-mounted missile box, used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Multi-Purpose Attack Vehicle.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Clutch. Later available in 1989's Operation Deep Six mail offer, where it had a darker brown hue and was called the Desert Vamp.
  • Related: Attack Vehicle (VAMP) (1982); Cobra Night Attack 4-WD Stinger (1984); Dreadnok Ground Assault (1986); Tiger Sting (1989); Cobra Rattler 4-WD (1998); Desert Striker (2001); VAMP with Twin Battle Gun (2004); VAMP Mark V (2007); VAMP (2008); Cobra Stinger (2009).

VAMP Mark II Animated Appearances

Notes: VAMP II's made 18 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 183 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening11 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 116 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 29 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 519 seconds
Cobra's Creatures2 seconds
Haul Down the Heavens6 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 13 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 544 seconds
Lights! Camera! Cobra!5 seconds
Satellite Down9 seconds
The Funhouse2 seconds
Where the Reptiles Roam4 seconds
The Traitor, Part 22 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town32 seconds
Hearts and Cannons6 seconds
Arise Serpentor Arise Part 21 second
Arise Serpentor Arise Part 38 seconds
G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 34 seconds

Cobra Night Attack 4-WD Stinger

  • Black jeep with door panels and rear-mounted rocket launcher, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Stinger Driver. Later available in mail offers released 1986-1987 and 1989-1991 (G.I. Joe Troops, You're Doomed to Defeat!; G.I. Joe S.T.R.I.K.E.; B.A.T.T.L.E.; We Need Your Help Now!; Thrills, Chills, Spills, and Excitement!; The G.I. Joe Bugle).
  • Related: Attack Vehicle (VAMP) (1982); Attack Vehicle (VAMP Mark II) (1984); Dreadnok Ground Assault (1986); Tiger Sting (1989); Cobra Rattler 4-WD (1998); Desert Striker (2001); VAMP with Twin Battle Gun (2004); VAMP Mark V (2007); VAMP (2008); Cobra Stinger (2009).

Stinger Animated Appearances

Notes: Stingers made 23 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 470 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening1 second
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 120 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 28 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 334 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 47 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 518 seconds
Cobra Stops the World6 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 127 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 52 seconds
Lights! Camera! Cobra!5 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare14 seconds
Spell of the Siren22 seconds
Where the Reptiles Roam16 seconds
The Traitor, Part 22 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I21 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town24 seconds
Primordial Plot8 seconds
Hearts and Cannons201 seconds
The Gods Below20 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 22 seconds
Last Hour to Doomsday6 seconds
The Spy Who Rooked Me1 second
G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 35 seconds

Self-Propelled Cannon (Slugger)

  • Green 6-wheeled tank with large elevating howitzer, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Thunder. Later available in mail offers released 1986-1987 and 1992-1993 (Attention! Special Offers!; G.I. Joe S.T.R.I.K.E.; We Need Your Help Now!; Operation A.C.T.I.O.N.; Terror on the Tundra). Sluggers bought by mail were darker and lacked camouflage.
  • Related: Mobile Artillery Cannon (Slugger) (1997).

Slugger Animated Appearances

Notes: Sluggers made 22 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 339 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening3 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 120 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 27 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 524 seconds
Cobra Soundwaves8 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 19 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 56 seconds
Battle for the Train of Gold77 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare5 seconds
Money to Burn26 seconds
The Phantom Brigade41 seconds
The Synthoid Conspiracy, Part 13 seconds
Spell of the Siren6 seconds
Where the Reptiles Roam7 seconds
The Germ10 seconds
The Traitor, Part 12 seconds
The Traitor, Part 239 seconds
Cobra Quake30 seconds
Cold Slither7 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 13 seconds
Arise Serpentor Arise Part 33 seconds
G.I. Joe: The Movie, Part 33 seconds

Flying Submarine (S.H.A.R.C.)

  • White amphibious aircraft with cockpit for pilot in prone position, used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Submersible High-speed Attack and Reconnaissance Craft.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Deep Six. Later available in mail offers released 1991-1992 (Escape from Doom!; Mission Rescue: Code Blue).
  • Related Vehicles: Night Shade (1988); Sky SHARC (1990); Wave Crusher (2001); Night Spectre (2008); Sharc Tooth (2008).

SHARC Animated Appearances

Notes: SHARCs made 19 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 787 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening1 second
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 330 seconds
Season 1 Opening (Sunbow)4 seconds
Cobra Stops the World83 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 1148 seconds
The Synthoid Conspiracy, Part 125 seconds
Spell of the Siren48 seconds
Bazooka Saw a Sea Serpent24 seconds
The Traitor, Part 126 seconds
Eau de Cobra39 seconds
Primordial Plot10 seconds
Memories of Mara40 seconds
The Pit of Vipers104 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 1111 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 22 seconds
Arise Serpentor Arise Part 318 seconds
Last Hour to Doomsday15 seconds
Raise the Flagg!58 seconds
Knowing Is Half the Battle PSAs1 second

Cobra Water Moccasin

  • Blue-green prop-driven swamp cruiser, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Copperhead. Later available in mail offers released 1986-1987 (Attention! Special Offers!; G.I. Joe Troops, You're Doomed to Defeat!; G.I. Joe S.T.R.I.K.E.; B.A.T.T.L.E.; We Need Your Help Now!; Operation A.C.T.I.O.N.).
  • Related: Tiger Shark (1988); Sting Raider (2009).

Water Moccasin Animated Appearances

Notes: Water Moccasins made 16 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 517 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening5 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 316 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 46 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 518 seconds
Jungle Trap136 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 418 seconds
The Synthoid Conspiracy, Part 2101 seconds
Twenty Questions14 seconds
The Germ33 seconds
The Traitor, Part 233 seconds
Excalibur48 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I22 seconds
Flint's Vacation7 seconds
Memories of Mara12 seconds
Cold Slither39 seconds
Last Hour to Doomsday9 seconds

G.I. Joe Collectors Case

  • Red plastic case for 24 figures, with new art
  • Equipment from 1984.
  • Related: G.I. Joe Official Collector Display Case (1983); Jumbo Collectors Case (1985); Collector's Show Case (1986); Battle Figure Collector's Case (1992).
  • Collector's equipment; no animated appearances.

 


Hovercraft (Killer W.H.A.L.E.)

  • Green hovercraft with launchable sled and cycle; similar to LCAC (Air Cushioned Landing Craft), used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Warrior: Hovering Assault Launching Envoy.
  • (Marvel #28 offers a variant interpretation of the acronym: Water-borne Hovercraft Assault Landing Experimental.)
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Cutter. Later available in mail offers released 1986 and 1992-1994 (Operation Freedom; The Secret of the Dark Lagoon!; Terror on the Tundra; Menace in the Wilderness).
  • Related: Night Striker (1988).

Killer WHALE Animated Appearances

Notes: Usually called Hovercraft in dialogue, Killer WHALEs made 22 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 820 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening1 second
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 16 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 379 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 454 seconds
Cobra Stops the World17 seconds
Jungle Trap23 seconds
Haul Down the Heavens85 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 214 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare41 seconds
The Phantom Brigade34 seconds
The Funhouse4 seconds
Bazooka Saw a Sea Serpent113 seconds
The Traitor, Part 270 seconds
Excalibur11 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I55 seconds
Worlds Without End Part II4 seconds
Flint's Vacation40 seconds
Memories of Mara3 seconds
Sink the Montana48 seconds
Raise the Flagg!63 seconds
The Most Dangerous Thing in the World28 seconds
Sins of Our Fathers27 seconds

Cobra Rattler (Ground Attack Jet)

  • Blue bomber with wing-mounted VTOL jet engines; similar to A-10, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1984, packaged with Wild Weasel.
  • Related: Tiger Rat (1988); A-10 Thunderbolt (1997); COBRA Rattler (2002); Cobra Rattler (2008); Tiger Rat (2009).

Rattler Animated Appearances

Notes: Rattlers made 45 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 1,595 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening3 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 330 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 467 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 525 seconds
Season 1 Opening (Sunbow)4 seconds
Countdown for Zartan25 seconds
Cobra Soundwaves72 seconds
Cobra Stops the World91 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 168 seconds
The Pyramid of Darkness, Part 559 seconds
Battle for the Train of Gold12 seconds
Operation Mind Menace5 seconds
Lights! Camera! Cobra!4 seconds
Red Rocket's Glare3 seconds
Money to Burn12 seconds
The Synthoid Conspiracy, Part 143 seconds
Spell of the Siren52 seconds
Twenty Questions39 seconds
The Gamesmaster32 seconds
The Funhouse3 seconds
Lasers in the Night12 seconds
Captives of Cobra, Part 13 seconds
Captives of Cobra, Part 255 seconds
Bazooka Saw a Sea Serpent2 seconds
The Traitor, Part 17 seconds
The Traitor, Part 22 seconds
Cobra Quake80 seconds
Excalibur81 seconds
Worlds Without End Part I9 seconds
Worlds Without End Part II42 seconds
Cobra CLAWs Are Coming to Town131 seconds
An Eye for an Eye98 seconds
Primordial Plot43 seconds
Hearts and Cannons38 seconds
The Gods Below27 seconds
The Pit of Vipers14 seconds
The Great Alaskan Land Rush33 seconds
Skeletons in the Closet23 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 129 seconds
There's No Place Like Springfield, Part 217 seconds
Arise Serpentor Arise Part 54 seconds
Last Hour to Doomsday126 seconds
The Million Dollar Medic58 seconds
The Rotten Egg2 seconds
My Favorite Things10 seconds

Swamp Skier (Chameleon)

  • Small green skimobile with temperature-based color change, used by the Dreadnoks.
  • Boxed vehicle from summer 1984, packaged with Zartan.
  • Related: A miniature version was released as an accessory for the 2008 version of Zartan.

Chameleon Animated Appearances

Notes: Chameleons made 5 appearances in the Sunbow series, with a total of 118 seconds on screen.

 

The Revenge of Cobra Opening2 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 196 seconds
The Revenge of Cobra, Part 55 seconds
Jungle Trap8 seconds
The Funhouse7 seconds


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