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AMX-004-2 Qubeley Mk-II

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General and Technical Data

Model number: AMX-004-2
Code name: Qubeley Mk-II
Unit type: prototype Newtype use mobile suit
Manufacturer: Axis
Operator(s): Neo Zeon; AEUG (Anti-Earth Union Group)
First deployment: 12 April UC 0088
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 18.9 meters; head height 18.4 meters
Weight: empty 35.2 metric tons; max gross 57.2 metric tons; mass ratio 1.41
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,820 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 61,600 kg total (2 x 308,00 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 12
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 10,900 meters; psycommu system
Fixed armaments: 2 x beam gun/saber, mounted in forearms in beam launcher mode, hand-carried in beam saber mode
Optional hand armaments: none
Remote weapons: 12 x funnel (mounts beam gun, power rated at 1.3 MW), stored in tail binder

Technical and Historical Notes

Following the successful performance of Axis/Neo Zeon leader Haman Karn’s AMX-004 Qubeley mobile suit, two improved Qubeley Mk-IIs were approved for construction. The first of these new Qubeleys, the AMX-004-2, was built and deployed during the First Neo Zeon War in UC 0088. Aside from its new paint scheme, the only notable technical difference between this first Mk-II and the original Qubeley was the addition of two extra funnel remote weapons. The AMX-004-2 served primarily as a test unit for its pilot, a 10-year-old girl named Elpeo Ple, and was used to determine and measure the girl’s Newtype abilities. Though the Mk-II’s weapons – and Ple’s abilities – were a serious menace to the pilots of the AEUG flagship Argama, the Mk-II was later damaged and captured, with Ple defecting to the AEUG to join her adopted “surrogate brother,” MSZ-010 ZZ Gundam pilot Judau Ashta. Later on in the war, Ple sacrificed herself and her Qubeley Mk-II to protect Judau against the threat of her own “blood” – a powerful Newtype clone named Ple Two.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Elpeo Ple
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Original mechanical designer: Mamoru Nagano (Gundam ZZ version)

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Director:

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Yumiko Suzuki
Minoru Onoya
Hidemi Kamata
Meigo Endo
Ken Terasawa

Mechanical Designer(s):
Mika Akitaka
Makoto Kobayashi
Hideo Okamoto
Yutaka Izubuchi
Hajime Katoki
Yoshinori Sayama
Masahiko Asano
Mamoru Nagano

Character Designer:
Hiroyuki Kitazume

Musical Composer:
Shigeaki Saegusa

Airdates:
Japan 03.01.1986 – 01.31.1987

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