GAT-02L2+AQM/E-X02 Sword Dagger L

General and Technical Data

Model number: GAT-02L2+AQM/E-X02
Code name: 
Sword Dagger L
Unit type: 
mass production all-purpose multi-mode mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Alliance
Operator: Earth Alliance
First deployment: C.E. 71
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 18.4 meters
Weight: max gross weight 64.35 metric tons
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: ultracompact energy battery, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; hardpoints for mounting Striker packs
Fixed armaments: 4 x M2M5 “Todesschrecken” 12.5mm automatic CIWS, mounted in head; 2 x ES04B beam saber, mounted on hips, hand-carried in use; 2 x Mk315 “Stiletto” rocket-propelled anti-armor penetrator, stored in hip armor, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: “Schwert Gewehr” 15.78 meter anti-ship sword, stored on back, hand-carried in use; “Panzer Eisen” rocket anchor, mounted on left forearm, can be fired out on a line; “Midas Messer” beam boomerang, mounted on left shoulder of Sword armor, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

After the Bloody Valentine War, the Earth Alliance rolled out the GAT-02L2 Dagger L to replace its first mass production suits, the GAT-01 Strike Dagger and GAT-01A1 Dagger. Like the Dagger, the Dagger L was capable of mounting Striker packs. The GAT-02L2+AQM/E-X02 Sword Dagger L was armed with a “Schwert Gewehr” anti-ship sword, “Panzer Eisen” rocket launcher and “Midas Messer” beam boomerang.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY ASTRAY
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Note: custom lineart by Strike Zero




Writer (Manga/Novel):

Tomohiro Chiba

Artist (Manga):
Koichi Tokita

Mechanical Designer(s):
Junichi Akutsu
Yoshihiko Machida

4 volumes (manga); 2 volumes (novel)

Manga Release:
Japan 09.25.2004 – 04.26.2006

Novel Release:
Japan 10.01.2004 – 06.01.2006


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