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1989 Equipment



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Tri-Blaster

  • White buggy with green laser cannon and missile launcher, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, part of Battlefield Robots line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Robots were Radar Rat (1989); Devastator (1989); and Hovercraft (1989).
  • The Tri-Blaster was animated only for commercials.

 


Radar Rat

  • White buggy with green radar dish and missile launcher, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, part of Battlefield Robots line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Robots were Tri-Blaster (1989); Devastator (1989); and Hovercraft (1989).

 

Radar Rat Animated Appearances

Notes: Radar Rats made 2 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 21 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening2 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 5 19 seconds

Devastator

  • White three-tread vehicle with forward machine gun, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, part of Battlefield Robots line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Robots were Tri-Blaster (1989); Radar Rat (1989); and Hovercraft (1989).

 

Devastator Animated Appearances

Notes: Devastators made 3 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 20 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening1 second
Operation Dragonfire: Day 116 seconds
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Hovercraft

  • White square hovercraft with twin rear fans and foward machine gun, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, part of Battlefield Robots line.
  • Related: The other playsets labeled as Battlefield Robots were Tri-Blaster (1989); Radar Rat (1989); and Devastator (1989).

 

Hovercraft Animated Appearances

Notes: Hovercraft made 5 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 95 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire: Day 13 seconds
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Pulverizer

  • Silver one-man tread tank with Popoid-mounted laser cannon, used by G.I. Joe's Battle Force 2000.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: The other Battle Force 2000 vehicles were Marauder (1987); Sky Sweeper (1987); Vindicator (1987); Dominator (1987); Eliminator (1987); and Vector (1987). The 1987 vehicles had parts that combined to form the Future Fortress (1987).
  • The Pulverizer was animated only for commercials.

 


Cobra FANG II

  • Purple one-man twin-rotor copter, used by Cobra. Stands for Fully-Armed Negator Gyrocopter.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: Cobra F.A.N.G. (1983); Cobra F.A.N.G. III (2002); Cobra F.A.N.G. and Cobra C.L.A.W. (2008).

 

FANG II Animated Appearances

Notes: FANG II's made 7 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 266 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire: Day 183 seconds
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Granny Dearest7 seconds
D-Day at Alcatraz Part 13 seconds
D-Day at Alcatraz Part 218 seconds
The Mind Mangler57 seconds

Darklon's Evader

  • Gold low-built one man crawl vehicle, used by the Iron Grenadiers.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Darklon.
  • The Evader was animated only for commercials.

 


Arctic Blast

  • White Fast Attack Vehicle with large studded rear wheels and green rollbar, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Windchill.
  • Arctic Blasts were animated only for commercials.

 


Mudfighter

  • Green jet bomber with large rear propeller.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Dogfight. Also sold in 1989 with Dogfight, the HISS II, Track Viper, and two random figures from 1988-1989 as a Benny's-exclusive set.

 

Mudfighter Animated Appearances

Notes: Mudfighters made 2 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 56 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening3 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 253 seconds

Cobra H.I.S.S. II

  • Blue-grey transport tank with triangular treads and red triple cannon turret, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Track Viper. Also sold in 1989 with Track Viper, the Mudfighter, Dogfight, and two random figures from 1988-1989 as a Benny's-exclusive set.
  • Related: Cobra H.I.S.S. (1983); Cobra's Sentry and Missile System (S.M.S.) (1985); HISS II (1989); Septic Tank (1991); H.I.S.S. III (2000); Crimson H.I.S.S. (2002); Cobra Hiss IV (2002); HISS IIb (2003); Cobra H.I.S.S. (2004); Operation Crimson Sabotage (2004); Cobra H.I.S.S. (2005/I); Cobra H.I.S.S. (2005/II); Cobra H.I.S.S. (2008/I); Cobra H.I.S.S. (2008/II); Ultimate Battle Pack (2008); Arctic H.I.S.S. (2009).

 

HISS II Animated Appearances

Notes: HISS II's made 8 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 178 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening5 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 171 seconds
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Victory at Volcania Part 131 seconds
Victory at Volcania Part 214 seconds
Night of the Creepers11 seconds
D-Day at Alcatraz Part 17 seconds

Raider

  • Tan tread tank with elevating forward gun station, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Hot Seat.

 

Raider Animated Appearances

Notes: Raiders made 6 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 132 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening7 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 162 seconds
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Destro's Razorback

  • Orange 8-wheeled elevating tank with side missile launchers and domed turret, used by the Iron Grenadiers.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Wild Boar.

 

Razorback Animated Appearances

Notes: Razorbacks made 3 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 171 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening1 second
Operation Dragonfire: Day 176 seconds
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Thunderclap

  • Green cannon station with tan transport trucks; similar to Atomic Annie, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Long Range.

 

Thunderclap Animated Appearances

Notes: The Thunderclap made 5 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 95 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire: Day 2 22 seconds

Cobra Condor Z25

  • White two-module jet fighter with forward-swept wings and rear cannon station, used by Cobra.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Aero-Viper.

 

Condor Animated Appearances

Notes: A Condor made 5 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 95 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire: Day 4 104 seconds

Crusader Space Shuttle with Avenger Scout Craft

  • Black and white space shuttle with white one-man drone, used by G.I. Joe.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989, packaged with Payload.
  • Related: Cobra Night Raven SP (1986); Space Vehicle Launch Complex (1987); Sky Raven (1990).
  • The Crusader was animated only for commercials.

 


Tiger Fish

  • Yellow one-man attack boat with twin outboard motors, used by G.I. Joe's Tiger Force.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of the Devilfish (1986).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Tiger Sting

  • Yellow jeep with door panels rear-mounted missile box, used by G.I. Joe's Tiger Force.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: Attack Vehicle (VAMP) (1982); Attack Vehicle (VAMP Mark II) (1984); Cobra Night Attack 4-WD Stinger (1984); Cobra Rattler 4-WD (1998); Desert Striker (2001); VAMP with Twin Battle Gun (2004); VAMP Mark V (2007); VAMP (2008); Cobra Stinger (2009).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Armadillo

  • Small green and brown tread-tank with one-man 6-missile turret, used by G.I. Joe's Slaughter's Marauders.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: Mini Tank Armadillo (1985); Sgt. Slaughter's Armadillo (2006); Armadillo Tank vs. Serpentor's Air Chariot (2008).

 

Armadillo Animated Appearances

Notes: Armadillos made 6 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 73 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening6 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 113 seconds
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Lynx

  • Green and brown tread tank with large rear-mounted cannon, used by G.I. Joe's Slaughter's Marauders.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: Armored Missile Vehicle Wolverine (1983); Mauler M.B.T. Tank (1985).

 

Lynx Animated Appearances

Notes: Lynxes made 5 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 69 seconds on screen.

 

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Equalizer

  • Large green and brown tread tank with 6-missile turret, used by G.I. Joe's Slaughter's Marauders.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Related: Mauler M.B.T. Tank (1985).

 

Equalizer Animated Appearances

Notes: Equalizers made 4 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 122 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening7 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 149 seconds
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ASP

  • Red criss-crossed twin cannon station with enclosed cockpit on folding wheels, used by Cobra's Python Patrol. Stands for Assault System Pod.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Cobra A.S.P. (1984). Also related: Operation Crimson Sabotage (2003).

 

Python ASP Animated Appearances

Notes: Python ASPs made 1 appearance in the DiC series, with a total of 26 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire: Day 426 seconds

Stun

  • Red criss-crossed 3-wheeled vehicle with splitting forward gun pods, used by Cobra's Python Patrol.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Cobra Stun (1986). Also related: Dreadnok Stun (2004).

 

Python Stun Animated Appearances

Notes: Python Stuns made 3 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 102 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening6 seconds
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Conquest

  • Red criss-crossed jet fighter with forward-swept wings; similar to Grunman X-29, used by Cobra's Python Patrol.
  • Boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Conquest X-30 (1986). Also related: Conquest X-30 (1998); Conquest X-30 (2003); Conquest X-30 (2008); Python Patrol Conquest X-30 (2009).

 

Python Conquest Animated Appearances

Notes: Python Conquests made 3 appearances in the DiC series, with a total of 193 seconds on screen.

 

Operation Dragonfire Opening5 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 4141 seconds
Operation Dragonfire: Day 547 seconds

Night Scrambler

  • Black wheeled transport vehicle with removable canopy; similar to French VAB, used by G.I. Joe's Night Force.
  • Toys 'R Us boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Amphibious Personnel Carrier (APC) (1983). Also related: CUDA (1992).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Night Boomer

  • Black fighter jet with folding wings; similar to F-14, used by G.I. Joe's Night Force.
  • Toys 'R Us boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Combat Jet Skystriker (XP-14F) (1983).
  • No animated appearances.

 


Night Ray

  • Black hydrofoil boat with forward-launching missiles and gun turret, used by G.I. Joe's Night Force.
  • Toys 'R Us boxed vehicle from 1989.
  • Recolor of Cobra Hydrofoil (Moray) (1985). Also related: Tiger-Ray Hydrofoil (2004); G.I. Joe Moray Hydrofoil (2005); Cobra Stealth Moray (2005).
  • No animated appearances.

 



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