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GAT-02L2 Dagger L

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General and Technical Data

Model number: GAT-02L2
Code name: 
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: 
head height 18.4 meters
Weight:
 max gross weight 55.05 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; shield, mounted on left arm
Optional fixed armaments: see GAT-02L2+AQM/E-M11 Doppelhorn Dagger LGAT-02L2+AQM/E-A4E1 Jet Dagger LGAT-02L2+AQM/E-X02 Sword Dagger LGAT-02L2+AQM/E-X03 Launcher Dagger L
Optional hand armaments: 
M703K beam carbine, power rating unknown; Mk39 low-recoil cannon

Technical and Historical Notes

During the Bloody Valentine War, the Earth Alliance created the GAT-01 Strike Dagger and GAT-01A1 Dagger to combat ZAFT’s mobile suits. In the postwar period, the GAT-02L2 Dagger L was introduced as the successor to the Strike Dagger and Dagger. The improved Dagger L had the ability to use Striker packs, which the Strike Dagger lacked. The Dagger L also had double the number of vulcan guns and beam sabers. Its main hand armament was a beam carbine, but it could also use a low-recoil cannon. In addition, two “Stiletto” anti-armor penetrators were stored in the hips. In late C.E. 73, the Dagger L functioned as the Alliance’s main mass production mobile suit until the Break the World incident, in which a group of extremist Coordinators dropped the remains of the Junius Seven PLANT onto Earth and caused heavy damage. Afterwards, the Dagger L series was slowly replaced with a new mass production model, the GAT-04 Windam.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Izawa, Harada
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
Note: “Phantom Pain unit colors” custom lineart by Red Zaku

Lineart

N/A

Gundam SEED DESTINY Info


Director:
Mitsuo Fukuda

Writer(s):
Chiaki Morosawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Kazuho Hyodo
Shigeru Morita
Natsuko Takahashi
Yuuichi Nomura

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Kimitoshi Yamane

Character Designer:
Hisashi Hirai

Musical Composer:
Toshihiko Sahashi

Airdates (Original):
Japan 10.09.2004 – 12.25.2005

Airdates (HD Remaster):
Japan 04.xx.2013 – 03.xx.2014

Video Release (SE):
Japan 05.26.2006 – 02.23.2007
U.S. 06.17.2008 – 01.13.2009

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