Dumping Beetle


Model number: N/A
Code name: Dumping Beetle
Unit type: custom armored trooper
Manufacturer: Gilgamesh Confederation/Melkian Federation
Operator: civilians
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso/head
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Muscle cylinder system: unknown
Polymer ringers (PR) liquid type: unknown
PR liquid power: unknown
PR liquid capacity: unknown
Reserve PR liquid tank capacity: unknown
PR liquid replacement time: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; control computer, type unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x arm punch, uses replaceable cartridges
Optional hand armaments: GAT-19 30mm medium machine gun

Based on the ATH-06-ST Standing Beetle, the Dumping Beetle was a custom unit used by Ganard’s bandit group. It was equipped with the standard arm punch and carried a medium machine gun. The Dumping Beetle participated in the bandit group’s failed raid on a train and was destroyed in combat.

First appearance: Armor Hunter Merowlink
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara


Armor Hunter Merowlink Info

Takeyuki Kanda

Ryosuke Takahashi

Mechanical Designer:
Kunio Okawara

Character Designer:
Moriyasu Taniguchi

Musical Composer:
Hiroki Inui

12 episodes

Video Release:
Japan 11.21.1988 – 04.28.1989


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