No, it was a Proto ship, The Zenitar was a race created to serve the Proto but they became violent and agressive, The Protos empire found itself in a state of civil war during the age of the Guloder lll (Guloder ll was a bit to adicted to sex and mated whit several females and thus, a unusual number of heirs was produced, This was the trigger of the civil war) in the midst of the arms race the Zenitar was created, but after the civil war, whit only one perpose in life, The Zenitar turned on the only enemy left, The Protos. Knowing that a weakened empire would lose this war, the last protos emperor ordered a seeding prosses on earth. Mixing there owne dna whit earths native life forms. in that way assuring them self that some part of them would survive the grate war. The Macross was a ship that was drifting in fold space, manuvering on auto to its "checpoint" (last port since loss of crew) and the rest is history.