FX-550+P204QX Lightning Grasper


Model number: FX-550+P204QX
Code name: 
Lightning Grasper 
Unit type: 
atmospheric support fighter for use with GAT-X105 Strike Gundam 
Manufacturer(s): PMP (Propulsion & Machinery Progress); Morgenroete, Inc 
Operator: Earth Alliance 
First deployment: C.E. 71
Accommodation: pilot and navigator, in standard canopy-style cockpit
Dimensions: unknown
Wingspan: unknown 
Weight: unknown 
Propulsion: unknown 
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 3 x hardpoints for docking with Striker packs 
Fixed armaments: 4 x machine gun, mounted behind nose; 2 x machine cannon, mounted on wings; beam cannon, mounted on main body; 2 x missile launch bay, mounted underneath wings
Optional fixed armaments: none

In February C.E. 71, the Earth Alliance deployed the FX-550 Sky Grasper as a support unit for the GAT-X105 Strike Gundam to deliver Striker packs in mid-battle. In addition to the Alliance’s Striker packs, the Orb Union developed Striker packs of its own, including the P204QX Lightning Striker. The Lightning Striker featured additional batteries and an electromagnetic cannon for the Strike Gundam. However, the Lightning Striker was destroyed in combat during a test flight.

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED MSV
Original mechanical designer(s): Kimitoshi Yamane (Sky Grasper), Yoshihiko Machida (Lightning Striker pack)


P204QX Lightning Striker pack


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