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This game invloves piloting a large, armed police ship that uses two styles of firepower. Numerous power-ups are available.

Gallop Armed Police Unit was produced by Irem in 1991.

Irem released 89 machines in our database under this trade name, starting in 1978. Irem was based in Japan.

Other machines made by Irem during the time period Gallop Armed Police Unit was produced include: Air Duel, Hammerin' Harry, Major Title, Pound For Pound, Daiku No Gensan, Hasamu, Dynablaster, Atomic Punk, Gunforce: Battle Fire Engulfed Terror Island, and Blade Master

Gallop - Armed Police Unit
Gallop - Armed Police Unit


Name Gallop Armed Police Unit
Developer Irem (Japan)
Year 1991
Type Videogame
KLOV/MOG # 7899
Class Wide Release
Genre Shooter
Conversion Class JAMMA
# Simultaneous Players 1
# Maximum Players 2
Game Play Alternating
Control Panel Layout Single Player
  • Joystick: 8-way
Sound Amplified Mono (one channel)
Cabinet Styles
  • Upright/Standard

Game Introduction

Fight against various craft that swirl onto the screen in this blisteringly fast-scrolling game. Move towards the center of the screen to add acceleration. The player who completes the level the fastest is awrded his own individual hi-score table.

Gallop Armed Police Unit KLOV/IAM 5 Point User Score: 0.00 (0 votes)

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The graphics are definately a transition from the IRTypeI series 1987 1989 to the later IIn the HuntI 1993.


Even though the speech and text are all in English, the game was only ever released in Japan.

VAPS Arcade/Coin-Op Gallop Armed Police Unit Census

There are 14,839 members of the Video Arcade Preservation Society / Vintage Arcade Preservation Society, 9,506 whom participate in our arcade census project of games owned, wanted, or for sale. Census data currently includes 164,922 machines (6,919 unique titles).

Uncommon - There are 12 known instances of this machine owned by Gallop Armed Police Unit collectors who are active members. Of these, 2 of them are conversions in which game circuit boards (and possibly cabinet graphics) have been placed in (and on) another game cabinet. 10 of them are only circuit boards which a collector could put into a generic case if desired.

For Sale - There is one active VAPS member with an extra Gallop Armed Police Unit circuit board for sale.

Wanted - No active members have added this machine to their wish list.

This game ranks a 3 on a scale out of 100 (100 = most often seen, 1=least common) in popularity based on census ownership records.

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The Irem ROM prefix for this PCB is M72. The ROM board is a converted IRTypeI processor PCB and daughter board.

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