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AMX-004G Qubeley Mass Production Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number: AMX-004G
Code name: Qubeley Mass Production Type
Unit type: mass production Newtype use mobile suit
Manufacturer: Axis
Operator(s): Neo Zeon; Vist Foundation
First deployment: January UC 0089
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 62.1 metric tons; mass ratio 1.61
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 30,800 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; 2 x active cannon, mounted on rotating mounts on backpack, can be fired forward over shoulders or to rear
Optional hand armaments: none
Remote weapons: 30 x funnel (mounts beam gun, power rated at 1.3 MW), stored in tail binder

Technical and Historical Notes

Following the successful testing of Newtype pilots Elpeo Ple and Ple Two using their AMX-004-2 and AMX-004-3 Qubeley Mk-II mobile suits, Glemy Toto – intent on staging a coup against Haman Karn for control of Neo Zeon – began mass production of an improved Qubeley to be manned by his army of Ple Two clones. Called the AMX-004G Qubeley Mass Production Type, this unit was introduced in January UC 0089 during the last days of the First Neo Zeon War. Although in many ways similar to the Qubeley Mk-IIs, the MP Type featured greater firepower in two areas: a pair of active cannons on its backpack, capable of firing in a wide arc covering both the mobile suit’s front and rear; and a larger capacity tail binder, capable of holding 30 remote funnel weapons. With a Newtype army at his command, Glemy started his civil war against Haman; however, determined Haman loyalists – aided by a lot of luck and a bit of their own Newtype abilities – stopped the Ple clones and their mass produced Qubeleys, resulting in an almost complete mutual annihilation of both Neo Zeon factions. Early production models were painted gray, but the final production models were rolled out in a black paint scheme similar to the Qubeley Mk-II. At least one MP Type, possibly the unit piloted by Ple Twelve, fell into the hands of the mysterious Vist Foundation by UC 0096.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Ple Two clones, Ple Twelve (aka Marida Cruz)
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Original mechanical designer: Mamoru Nagano

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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

Format:
47 episodes

Airdates:
Japan 03.01.1986 – 01.31.1987

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