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F-7D Spearhead

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General and Technical Data

Model number: F-7D
Code name: 
Spearhead
Unit type: 
VTOL (Vertical Take Off and Landing) fighter
Manufacturer: Earth Alliance
Operator: Earth Alliance
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot & navigator, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Wingspan: unknown
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: many x anti-air missile; 2 x 20mm machine gun

Technical and Historical Notes

The Earth Alliance’s F-7D Spearhead VTOL fighter was a mass production unit deployed all across Earth as the Alliance’s main terrestrial fighting unit. The Spearhead was armed with two 20mm machine guns and several anti-air missiles. These armaments made it vastly inferior to any of ZAFT’s mobile weapons deployed on Earth. After the introduction of the mass production mobile suit GAT-01 Strike Dagger, the Spearhead continued to serve its same role in the air, but without the burden of being the only defense against ZAFT. One Spearhead unit was used by ace pilot Mu La Flaga to escape the Alliance’s Alaska base and return to the Archangel during ZAFT’s Operation Spit Break. Another was used by ace pilot Edward Harrelson, who earned the nickname “Ed the Ripper” for slicing enemy mobile suits in half with his wings.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Mu La Flaga, Edward Harrelson
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane

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Director:
Mitsuo Fukuda

Writer(s):
Chiaki Morosawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shigeru Morita
Akinori Endo
Yuuichi Nomura
Akemi Omode

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer:
Hisashi Hirai

Musical Composer:
Toshihiko Sahashi

Airdates (Original):
Japan 10.05.2002 – 09.27.2003
U.S. 04.17.2004 – 04.15.2005

Airdates (HD Remaster):
Japan 01.xx.2012 – 11.xx.2012

Video Release (SE):
Japan 08.27.2004 – 10.22.2004
U.S. 07.11.2005 – 11.22.2005

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