Model number: AMX-104
Code name: R-Jarja
Unit type: prototype knight custom mobile suit
Manufacturer: Neo Zeon
Operator: Neo Zeon
First deployment: March UC 0088
Accommodation: pilot in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 23.55 meters; head height 20.0 meters
Weight: empty 36.4 metric tons; max gross 67.5 metric tons; mass ratio 1.63
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 2,320 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 72,200 kg total (16,200 kg, 5 x 11,200 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 18
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 13,700 meters
Fixed armaments: beam saber, power rated at 0.72 MW, stored in recharge rack on left hip armor, hand-carried in use; 2 x 3-tube missile pod, mounted in shoulders; 2 x flexible shield (uses AMS-05M medium missile), mounted on shoulders
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, power rated at 3.1 MW, powered by rechargeable energy cap, with removable heat sword
One of many new prototype mobile suits developed by Neo Zeon during the First Neo Zeon War, the AMX-104 R-Jarja’s form was inspired by the old Principality of Zeon’s YMS-15 Gyan from the One Year War. Like the Gyan, the R-Jarja was designed primarily for melee combat, and was armed with a large hand-carried beam sword and a removable heat saber mounted like a bayonet on its beam rifle. Two sets of missile launchers in the shoulders rounded out its armament, but the R-Jarja featured a rather unique defensive feature. This feature was the pair of flexible shields mounted on its shoulders, which could be flipped to provide additional armor protection to either the front or rear of the R-Jarja. Initially a single prototype that was intended for later mass production, the R-Jarja never made it past the experimental stage. Following the war, Neo Zeon remnants created a variant unit, the AMX-104L RS-Jarja. An original unit test piloted by Danton Hyleg was reactivated in UC 0096 when the Earth Federation Forces special forces unit Mastema visited Axis and was attacked by the private military group Birnam.
Pilot(s): Chara Soon, Beecha Oleg, Danton Hyleg
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam ZZ
Original mechanical designer(s): Yutaka Izubuchi (principal design), Mika Akitaka (cleanup)
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