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F90II-I Gundam F90II I-Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number: F90II-I
Code name: Gundam F90II I-Type
Unit type: mobile suit
Manufacturer: Strategic Naval Research Institute
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: March UC 0121
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 15.1 meters
Weight: empty 9.7 metric tons; max gross 29.6 metric tons
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 4,150 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 188,080 kg total (2 x 27,700 kg, 2 x 27,840 kg, 5,120 kg, 4 x 17,970 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 63
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 11 x hardpoint, used for mounting external weapons, armor, and equipment, 1 located on each leg, 1 located on each hip armor plate, 1 located on each front skirt armor plate, 1 located on each forearm, 1 located on each shoulder, 1 located on backpack; weapon mount, used to carry beam rifle, located on rear skirt armor plate; bio-computer system; flying shield, mounts extra thrusters and additional armament, provides waverider/atmospheric flight/re-entry capabilities; 2 x booster/propellant tank pack, mounted on leg hardpoints
Fixed armaments: 2 x vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks in backpack, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: beam lancer, powered by rechargeable energy cap; flight shield, mounts 2 x machine cannon

Technical and Historical Notes

One of several F90II Gundam F90II optional armament variations developed by the Earth Federation Forces’ SNRI during the early UC 0120s, the F90II-I Gundam F90II I-Type (Intercept) was designed to not only provide the F90II with additional speed and mobility in space, but also to allow the mobile suit to safely re-enter Earth’s atmosphere and perform aerial combat. This was achieved with the aid of a pair of supplemental booster packs mounted on the legs, as well as a large, hand-carried flight shield that also mounted additional rocket thrusters and, when docked with the Gundam, acted as both a waverider-like re-entry shield and a winged lifting body. The I-Type was also armed with a large beam lancer, a beam weapon equivalent of the shot lancer melee weapon developed by the Crossbone Vanguard.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam F90
Original mechanical designer:
Kunio Okawara

Lineart
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Beam lancer
f90ii-i-flyingshield
Flying shield
Gundam F90 Info


Writer:
Hiroshi Yamaguchi (manga)

Artist:
Rei Nakahara (manga)

Manga Release:
Japan 09.01.1990 – 04.01.1991

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