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CAMS-05 Mack Knife

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General and Technical Data

Model number: CAMS-05
Code name: 
Mack Knife
Unit type:
 transformable mobile suit
Manufacturer: Capital Army
Operator: Capital Army
First deployment: RC 1014
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 16.0 meters
Weight: empty 32.6 metric tons, max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: photon battery, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; optional long-range booster
Fixed armaments: 8 x beam vulcan, mounted across body; 2 x plasma claw, mounted on hands; 4 x grenade launcher, mounted on legs; 2 x photon bomb
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The CAMS-05 Mack Knife was a transformable mobile suit developed by the Capital Army as a successor to the CAMS-03 Elf Bullock. The Mack Knife utilized a similar transformation system as its predecessor, but overall it was shorter. The Mack Knife’s transformation system reduced the surface area to decrease its chances of being hit by enemy fire. Like the Elf Bullock, the Mack Knife could equip a large booster to extend its cruising range. It was also equipped with a special “photon eye” optical sensor. Its armaments included eight beam vulcans, plasma claws, four grenade launchers and two AI-guided photon bombs that were accurate even in the presence of high levels of Minovsky particles. Despite its high maneuverability and firepower, the Mack Knife required a skilled pilot. The Capital Army later mass produced the suit as the CAMS-05P Mack Knife Mass Production Type.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Mask (aka Luin Lee), Barara Peor
First appearance: Gundam Reconguista in G
Original mechanical designer: Ippei Gyoubu

Lineart
cams-05-eyesensor
Eye sensor
cams-05-leg
Leg
Gundam Reconguista in G Info


Director(s):

Yoshiyuki Tomino
Shigeto Kawata (short)

Writer:
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Mechanical Designer(s):
Akira Yasuda
Kimitoshi Yamane
Ippei Gyoubu

Character Designer:
Kenichi Yoshida

Musical Composer:
Yuugo Kanno

Airdates:
Japan 10.02.2014 – 03.27.2015

Theatrical Release:
Japan 11.29.2019 – 08.05.2022

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