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Alexandria class (Gaunland)

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General and Technical Data

Class: Alexandria
Ships of the line: Alexandria, Al Giza, Al Qasr, Aswan, Belgrade, Gaunland, Hario, Kandahar, Key West, Luxor, Mesopotamia, Tel Aviv
Unit type: heavy cruiser
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator(s): Earth Federation Forces; League Militaire
First deployment: unknown
Dimensions: overall length 354.0 meters; overall width 98.0 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: 4 x jet/rocket engine: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 6 x 2-barrel main beam cannon, mounted on top and bottom of midship section; 2 x beam cannon, mounted on port and starboard engine blocks; 10 x 2-barrel defensive turret, mounted on port and starboard sides of midship and aft sections; beam shield generator, mounted in bow
Mobile suits: 10
Launch catapults: 4

Technical and Historical Notes

Originally introduced in the UC 0080s, the Earth Federation Forces’ Alexandria class cruiser was an outdated design by UC 0153. However, the League Militaire resistance group pulled the Gaunland out of mothballs and refitted the ship to serve in their space fleet. The Gaunland’s armaments were upgraded with additional main guns and defensive turrets, plus missile launchers and a higher mobile suit capacity. The Gaunland was also fitted with some newer technology, including a beam shield generator. Eventually, the League Militaire used the Gaunland as a decoy and set it to self-detonate to destroy Zanscare ships defending the Keilas Guilie satellite weapon.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
Original mechanical designer:
Junya Ishigaki

Lineart

N/A

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Director:

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Sukehiro Tomita
Ken Oketani
Kazuhiro Kanbe
Hideki Sonoda
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Kunio Okawara
Junya Ishigaki

Character Designer:
Hiroshi Osaka

Musical Composer:
Akira Senju

Airdates:
Japan 04.02.1993 – 03.25.1994

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