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AMX-003 Gaza-C

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General and Technical Data

Model number(s): AMX-003; MMT-1
Code name: Gaza-C
Unit type: mass production transformable general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Axis Zeon
Operator: Axis Zeon
First deployment: UC 0086
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in head
Dimensions: mobile suit mode: overall height 22.5 meters, head height 18.3 meters; mobile armor mode: overall length 21.2 meters, overall width 10.4 meters, overall height 10.9 meters
Weight: empty 40.8 metric tons; max gross 72.5 metric tons; mass ratio 1.49
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,720 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 79,200 kg total (2 x 39,600 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 4
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 10,600 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x beam saber, power rated at 0.4 MW, stored in recharge racks in shoulder binders, hand-carried in use; 2 x beam gun, power rated at 2.3 MW each, mounted on main body/backpack
Optional hand armaments: knuckle buster, power rated at 6.7 MW, powered by rechargeable energy cap, mounts on main body in mobile armor mode

Technical and Historical Notes

Following the defeat of the Principality of Zeon at the end of the One Year War in UC 0080, remnants of the Zeon military fled into exile to rebuild and renew their war against the Earth Federation at a later time. One of these remnant groups was the Axis Zeon, who hailed from the asteroid base of the same name. The Axis forces rebuilt their military with the materials they had on hand, using the construction mobile suits AMX-001 Gaza-A and AMX-002 Gaza-B to produce their first mass production combat mobile suit, the transformable AMX-003 Gaza-C (originally designated MMT-1). Despite the fact that it was a transformable mobile suit, the Gaza-C featured simplified transformation systems, making it cheap and easy to manufacture. Over 100 Gaza-C units were produced and deployed when the Axis forces entered the Gryps War in late UC 0087. At the start of the First Neo Zeon War in UC 0088, the Gaza-C was replaced by several more advanced successors, including the AMX-006 Gaza-D, AMX-007 Gaza-E and AMX-008 Ga-Zowmn. By UC 0096, the original Gaza-C was still in service with the “Sleeves” Neo Zeon faction during the Laplace Incident.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Haman Karn, Gottn Goh, Yazan Gable, Glemy Toto, Chara Soon, Nel Marsen, Creyue Oye, Yular Jamico
First appearance: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Original mechanical designer(s): Makoto Kobayashi (principal design, Zeta Gundam version), Yoshinori Sayama (cleanup, Zeta Gundam version), Hajime Katoki (Gundam Sentinel version)

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Director:

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Yumiko Suzuki
Tomoko Kawasaki
Yasushi Hirano
Akinori Endo
Miho Maruo
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kazumi Fujita
Mamoru Nagano
Kunio Okawara
Makoto Kobayashi
Kazuhisa Kondo
Hideo Okamoto

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Shigeaki Saegusa

Airdates:
Japan 03.02.1985 – 02.22.1986

Theatrical Release:
Japan 05.28.2005 – 03.04.2006

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