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ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos (5th Form)

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General and Technical Data

Model number: ASW-G-08
Code name: Gundam Barbatos (5th Form)
Unit type: general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Gjallarhorn
Operator: Tekkadan
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso using Alaya-Vijnana System
Dimensions: overall height 18.0 meters
Weight: empty 28.5 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: nanolaminate armor on Gundam Frame
Powerplant: 2 x Ahab reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: Ahab thrusters: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; Alaya-Vijnana System, interfaces directly with pilot’s spinal cord implants; 2 x flight unit, mounted on waist
Fixed armaments: none
Optional hand armaments: mace; 300mm smoothbore gun, includes 60mm machine gun; long sword; wrench mace

Technical and Historical Notes

As Tekkadan neared Earth on its mission to escort Kudelia Aina Bernstein, the ASW-G-08 Gundam Barbatos (4th Form) was upgraded to two configurations collectively known as the 5th Form. The first configuration, using parts from the mysterious Montag Company, was designed for space combat and added new forearm armor, chest-mounted reactive armor and waist-mounted flight units. The new forearm pieces were armed with 400mm mortars. After Tekkadan reached Earth, the 5th Form was reconfigured for ground combat, which involved removing the chest armor and boosters. The mortars mounted on the forearms were replaced with a pair of 170mm autocannons, and new feet were added to improve mobility under gravity. The ground configuration of the 5th Form also carried a powerful new wrench mace that mounted a chainsaw for cutting attacks. While on Earth, the suit was further upgraded to the 6th Form.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Mikazuki Augus
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: Iron-Blooded Orphans
Original mechanical designer: Naohiro Washio

Lineart
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300mm smoothbore gun
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300mm smoothbore gun mount
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Cockpit
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Control grip
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Gundam Frame
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Long sword
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Wrench mace
Iron-Blooded Orphans Info


Director:

Tatsuyuki Nagai

Writer(s):
Mari Okada
Hajime Kamoshida
Michihiro Tsuchiya
Toshizo Nemoto
Shinsuke Onishi
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Mayori Sekijima
Tatsuto Higuchi
Yousuke Kuroda

Mechanical Designer(s):
Naohiro Washio
Kanetake Ebikawa
Ippei Gyoubu
Kenji Teraoka
Tamotsu Shinohara

Character Designer(s):
Yu Ito
Michinori Chiba

Musical Composer:
Masaru Yokoyama

Airdates (TV):
Japan 10.04.2015 – 03.27.2016 (S1); 10.02.2016 – 04.02.2017 (S2)
U.S. 06.04.2016 – 12.11.2016 (S1);
10.08.2017 – 04.28.2018 (S2)

Airdates (SE):
Japan 04.29.2022 –

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