Model number: N/A
Code name: Gunship Heli
Unit type: helicopter gunship
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator: Principality of Zeon
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: 2 pilots and passenger in standard canopy-style cockpit
Armor materials: unknown
Propulsion: coaxial rotor, total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: vulcan gun, mounted below cockpit; 2 x 4-tube wire-guided missile launcher, mounted under wings
The Gunship Heli was an attack helicopter used by the Principality of Zeon on Earth during the One Year War. The Gunship Heli used a coaxial rotor and lacked a tail rotor. The Gunship Heli was armed with a vulcan gun and launchers carrying eight wire-guided missiles. In UC 0079, a Gunship Heli operating out of Southeast Asia was destroyed in battle by the 08th M.S. Team of the Earth Federation Forces’ Kojima Battalion.
Pilot(s): Norris Packard, Masado
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane
Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team Info
12 episodes; 1 compilation movie
Japan 01.25.1996 – 07.25.1999
U.S. 07.03.2001 – 01.22.2002
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