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Gigamesh (Soldier Type)

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gigamesh-soldier
General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Gigamesh (Soldier Type)
Unit type: mass production battle suit
Manufacturer: Mardook
Operator: Mardook
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 14.4 meters
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: engine, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: 2 x rear dorsal thruster pod; many x vernier thruster
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x large wing cutter, retractable, mounted on back; 10 x battle blade, retractable, mounted on hands and feet; 2 x mini-missile launcher, carries 100 missiles total, mounted in arms
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The Gigamesh was a battle suit used by Mardook soldiers. This close combat-focused unit was armed with two large wing cutters, 10 retractable blades and a pair of mini-missile launchers storing up to 100 mini-missiles. The large wing cutters could be extended to increase their range. The Gigamesh saw combat against U.N. Spacy during the Mardook War of 2092.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Super Dimension Fortress Macross II: Lovers, Again
Original mechanical designer(s): Junichi Akutsu, Kazumi Fujita, Koichi Ohata, Atsushi Okuda

Lineart

N/A

Macross II Info


Director(s):
Kenichi Yatagai
Ken’ichi Yatsuya

Writer(s):
Sukehiro Tomita
Manabu Nakamura
Eitakeshi Arii

Mechanical Designer(s):
Junichi Akutsu
Koichi Ohata
Kazumi Fujita
Atsushi Okuda

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Shiro Sagisu

Video Release:
Japan 05.21.1992 – 11.21.1992
U.S. 10.28.1992 – 02.10.1993

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