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B-ATM-001-PT Busy Crab

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General and Technical Data

Model number: B-ATM-001-PT
Code name: Busy Crab
Unit type: patrol type mid-class armored trooper
Manufacturer: Balarant Union
Operator: Balarant Union
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard open cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 3.754 meters, 1.977 meters (standby mode); overall width 3.654 meters; overall depth 1.875 meters
Weight: dry 7.089 metric tons; full 7.810 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown material, armor thickness 5-14mm
Powerplant: unknown
Muscle cylinder system: PP-BS-305-II
Polymer ringers (PR) liquid type: BP-CC
PR liquid power: 12.9 hp per liter squared
PR liquid capacity: 215 liters
Reserve PR liquid tank capacity: 105 liters
PR liquid replacement time: 75 hours
Performance: gliding wheel speed (dry weight): 60 km/h; gliding wheel speed (full combat weight): 45 km/h; gliding wheel power: 280 hp; gliding wheel torque: 75 kg/m
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; GCT-2CPT control computer
Fixed armaments: 50mm machine gun, mounted as right hand; claw, mounted as left hand
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The B-ATM-001-PT Busy Crab was a light mid-class AT designed mainly for patrol duty. It was smaller than the standard AT, and its glass canopy cockpit left the pilot vulnerable to attack. Because it was intended for patrol, the Busy Crab wasn’t used in the front lines and was armed with only a claw and 50mm machine gun. One Busy Crab was modified to be mentally controlled by Radaa Niva, a Balarant experimental Perfect Soldier filled with cybernetic implant. Radaa placed the kidnapped Fyana inside the Busy Crab’s cockpit and handcuffed her to the controls as part of a cat-and-mouse game with Chirico Cuvie.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Fyana (forced), Radaa Niva (mind control)
First appearance: Armored Trooper VOTOMS: Big Battle
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

Lineart

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Big Battle Info


Director:
Ryosuke Takahashi

Writer:
Soji Yoshikawa

Mechanical Designer:
Kunio Okawara

Character Designer:
Norio Shioyama

Musical Composer:
Hiroki Inui

Video Release:
Japan 07.05.1986
U.S. 05.14.2019

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