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1987 Equipment



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Battle Gear Accessory Pack #5

  • Spare accessories for 1985-1986 Joe and Cobra figures: cream, brown, and dark grey.
  • Carded equipment from 1987.
  • Related: Battle Gear Accessory Pack (1983); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #2 (1984); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #3 (1985); Cobra Battle Gear Accessory Pack #4 (1986); Vehicle Gear Accessory Pack #1 (1987); Cobra Battle Gear Accessory Pack #6 (1988).
  • Collector's equipment; no animated appearances.

 


Vehicle Gear Accessory Pack #1

  • Green and grey replacement missiles for the Snow Cat, Devilfish, Triple T, and Tomahawk.
  • Carded equipment from 1987.
  • Related: Battle Gear Accessory Pack (1983); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #2 (1984); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #3 (1985); Cobra Battle Gear Accessory Pack #4 (1986); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #5 (1987); Battle Gear Accessory Pack #6 (1988).
  • Collector's equipment; no animated appearances.

 


Anti-Aircraft Gun

  • Green single machine gun backpack with grey sight, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Helicopter

  • Light blue helicopter backpack with silver rotor, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Radar Station

  • Tan three-legged sensor with monitor and radar dish, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Rope Walker

  • Green rope trolley with tan harness, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Rope Crosser

  • Blue-grey rope trolley with tan harness, used by Cobra.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Earth Borer

  • Blue drill with grey support legs and silver bit, used by Cobra.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Mountain Climber

  • Blue stand-up rope trolley with shield, used by Cobra.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Pom-Pom Gun (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Pom-Pom Gun

  • Blue-grey twin machine gun with grey handles, used by Cobra.
  • Carded equipment from 1987, part of Action Pack line.
  • Related: The other products labeled as Action Packs were Anti-Aicraft Gun (1987); Helicopter (1987); Radar Station (1987); Rope Walker (1987); Rope Crosser (1987); Earth Borer (1987); Mountain Climber (1987); Mine Sweeper (1988); Mortar Launcher (1988); Double Machine Gun (1988); Dreadnok Battle Axe (1988); Twin Missile Radar (1988); and Machine Gun Nest (1988).
  • The Action Packs were animated only for commercials.

 


Road Toad B.R.V.

  • Silver towed platform with winch and red machine gun, used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Battlefield Recovery Vehicle
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987.
  • The Toad was animated only for commercials.

 


Coastal Defender

  • Green trailer opening to missile station with radar dish, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987.
  • The Coastal Defender was animated only for commercials..

 


Cobra Buzz Boar

  • Silver one-man digging pod surrounded by red saw-blade rotor, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987.
  • The Boar was animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra Jet Pack

  • Red one-man jet glider with top-mounted quad cannons, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987. Later available in mail offers released 1992-1993 (The Secret of the Dark Lagoon!; Terrifying Lasers of Destruction).
  • No animated appearances.

 


S.L.A.M.

  • Green towable two-man quad cannon station with ten small missiles, used by G.I. Joe. Stands for Strategic Long-Range Artillery Machine.
  • Boxed equipment from 1987.
  • The SLAM was animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra Pogo Ballistic Battle Ball

  • Red one-man pod on three spring legs, with booster jets, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987.
  • Related: Invader (1993).
  • The Pogo was animated only for commercials.

 


Dreadnok Cycle

  • Blue and purple motorcycle with rear-mounted machine gun turret, used by the Dreadnoks.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987.
  • Related: Dreadnok Cycle (2004).
  • The Cycle was animated only for commercials.

 


Air Skiff

  • Blue-green prop-driven one-man swamp craft, used by the Dreadnoks.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Zanzibar. Later available with Zanzibar in mail offers released 1991-1992 (Attack of the Swamp Creature!; Rumble in the Jungle).
  • The Air Skiff was animated only for commercials.

 


Persuader

  • Green 10-wheeled tank with large laser cannon, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Back-Stop.
  • Related: Night Storm (1988).
  • Persuaders were animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra Sea Ray

  • Blue aircraft with missile glider and submarine modules, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Sea Slug. Later available in mail offers released 1992-1993 (The Secret of the Dark Lagoon!; Terrifying Lasers of Destruction).
  • Sea Rays were animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra WOLF

  • White half-track tank on skis, with missile launcher and double cockpits, used by Cobra. Stands for Winter Operational Light Fighting Vehicle.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Ice Viper. Later available in mail offers released 1991-1994 (Escape from Doom!; Mission Rescue: Code Blue; Terror on the Tundra; Menace in the Wilderness).
  • WOLFs were animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra Maggot

  • Blue three-module tread tank with large gun emplacement, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with WORMS.
  • Related: Night Blaster (1988).
  • Maggots were animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra Mamba

  • Purple twin-rotor copter with twin detachable one-man flight pods, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Gyro-Viper.
  • Mambas were animated only for commercials.

 


Mobile Command Center

  • Tan tread tank unfolding into three-level base, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1987, packaged with Steam-Roller.
  • Related: Headquarters Command Center (1983); Headquarters (1992); Headquarters Fully Armed Command Station (2001); Mobile Command Center (2003); Headquarters Attack (2004).
  • This Mobile Command Center was animated only for commercials, but the 2003 recolor appeared in the Valor vs. Venom movie.

 


Defiant: Space Vehicle Launch Complex

  • White space shuttle with booster vehicle and blue crawler/gantry, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed playset from 1987, packaged with Hardtop and Payload.
  • Related: Crusader Space Shuttle with Avenger Scout Craft (1989).
  • The Defiant was animated only for commercials.

 


R/C Radio Control Crossfire Fast Attack Vehicle

  • Green 4-wheeled remote-control AFV with rear-mounted machine gun, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1987, packaged with Rumbler.
  • The Crossfire was animated only for commercials.

 


Marauder (Motorcycle Tank)

  • Silver two-man cycle with detachable treaded radar station, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); Vector (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Marauder was animated only for commercials.

 


Sky Sweeper (Anti-Aircraft Tank)

  • Silver tread tank with detachable rear blue radar/cannon station, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); Vector (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Sky Sweeper was animated only for commercials.

 


Vindicator (Hovercraft)

  • Silver jet-shaped hovercraft with blue ground attack unit, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); Vector (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Vindicator was animated only for commercials.

 


Dominator (Snow Tank)

  • White 6-wheeled snow tank with white armored shell on skis, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Eliminator (1987); Vector (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Dominator was animated only for commercials.

 


Eliminator (4WD)

  • Silver jeep with detachable blue cannon station, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Vector (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Eliminator was animated only for commercials.

 


Vector (Jet)

  • White fighter jet with yellow canopy and rear machine gun turret, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); and Pulverizer (1989). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Vector was animated only for commercials.

 


Future Fortress

  • White and blue playset formed from detachable portions of 6 vehicles, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Playset never sold on its own; components were parts of boxed vehicles from Christmas 1987 (not released until 1988 in some areas).
  • Related: Component vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); and Vector (1987).
  • The Future Fortress was animated only for commercials.

 



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