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Zanzibar class (Chimaira)

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General and Technical Data

Class: Zanzibar
Ships of the line: Kerguelen, CCM-80 ZanzibarRagnarok, MadagascarSangre Azul, CCM-91 ChimairaKeraunosIngolstadt
Unit type:
 mobile cruiser
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator: Principality of Zeon
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Dimensions: overall height 70.5 meters; overall length 255.0 meters; overall width 221.0 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown x rocket engine
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; cargo unit
Fixed armaments: 2-barrel main gun, mounted on main body; 4 x mega particle cannon, mounted on main body; 2 x large missile launcher, mounted on main body
Mobile suits: unknown

Technical and Historical Notes

The mobile cruiser Chimaira was a refit Zanzibar class vessel that served as the mothership of the Chimaira Corps, an ace mobile suit test team assigned to A Baoa Qu. In September UC 0079, the Chimaira arrived at Side 3’s 3rd Dock for refitting. Over the next three weeks, a cargo bay unit was attached to the ship’s rear section to increase its mobile suit capacity. A mobile suit launch catapult extended outward from the cargo bay under the ship’s main hull. In December UC 0079, the Chimaira Corps conducted tests of multiple Gelgoog models, including the prototype YMS-14 (later redesignated as MS-14S) and others. By the end of the One Year War, three additional Zanzibar class ships had undergone the same refit as the Chimaira. The Chimaira went missing after the end of the war, but remained active until at least UC 0090.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: MSV-R
Original mechanical designer:
Kunio Okawara

Lineart

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