A powerful type of energy beam weapon that began to see increased use in 2059. A heavy quantum reaction cannon was built as the main gun of the Macross Quarter. Though similar to the super-dimension-energy cannon of the SDF-1 Macross and the super beam cannon of the Battle 7, the exact function and capabilities of this new weapon is as yet unknown. The heavy quantum reaction cannon could also be built much smaller and was used as the primary gun pod for the VF-27 Lucifer.