AV-0 Peacemaker


Model number: AV-0
Code name: Peacemaker
Unit type: law enforcement patrol labor
Manufacturer: Shinohara Heavy Industries
Operator: Tokyo Metropolitan Police Department
Rollout: 1999 AD; February 2000 AD (commencement of sales)
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 8.20 meters; overall width 4.45 meters
Weight: standard 6.21 metric tons; full 7.00 metric tons
Armor materials: fiber reinforced material (aluminum/steel); carbon fiber reinforced material
Powerplant: unknown
Maximum weight lifting capacity: 3.20 metric tons
Minimum revolving radius: 3.20 meters
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; neuron network
Fixed armaments: 44mm revolver cannon, loads 6 rounds, stored on right leg, hand-carried in use; anti-labor stun stick, stored in shield mounted on left forearm, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: none

The AV-0 Peacemaker was an advanced law enforcement patrol labor manufactured by Shinohara Heavy Industries as the successor to the AV-98 Ingram. Like the Ingram before it, the Peacemaker was designed with police elements to create a psychological impact on civilians and criminals. The Peacemaker was an improvement on the Ingram in several respects. It was capable of more delicate human-like movements, thanks to the use a neuron network computer system that resembles a human nerve system. Due to the high costs of collateral damage incurred by Division 2 of the Tokyo police’s SV2 labor unit, the Peacemaker was designed to avoid damaging buildings and the surrounding cityscape. Like the Ingram, the Peacemaker was armed with a revolver cannon and stun stick, but it featured a larger shield than the one utilized by the Ingram. The Peacemaker was officially adopted by SV2 Division 1 to replace its aging MPL-97S Python, which lagged far behind the Ingram. The Peacemaker immediately proved itself as a capable law enforcement labor, but it faced its greatest challenge in late 1999 when Schaft’s experimental Type-J9 Griffon returned to cause more havoc in Tokyo. The fight with the Griffon exposed a fatal flaw in the Peacemaker’s neuron network: the hesitation in avoiding buildings could be manipulated to place the Peacemaker at a disadvantage. The Griffon used this flaw to take down both of Division 1’s Peacemaker units single-handedly.

Pilot(s): Tsutomu Gomioka, Yuuki
First appearance: Mobile Police Patlabor
Original mechanical designer: Yutaka Izubuchi


Anti-labor stun stickav-0-cockpit



Rear view



Patlabor Info

Naoyuki Yoshinaga

Kazunori Ito
Mamoru Oshii
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Naoto Kimura
Tetsuo Takahashi
Michiko Yokote
Hibari Arisu

Mechanical Designer(s):
Yutaka Izubuchi
Yoshinori Sayama

Character Designer:
Akemi Takada

Musical Composer:
Kenji Kawai

47 episodes

Japan 10.11.1989 – 09.26.1990


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