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YMS-08B Dom Test Type

 

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Space version

Ground version

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YMS-08B Dom Test Type

 

General and Technical Data

 

Model number: YMS-08B
Code name: Dom Test Type
Unit type: prototype general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zimmad Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 18.0 meters
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown

Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: heat saber, stored in recharge rack on back, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: beam bazooka

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

The YMS-08B Dom Test Type was an experimental mobile suit developed by Zimmad Company. The YMS-08B introduced several features seen later in the YMS-09 Prototype Dom, including its monoeye shape, heat saber, and thermonuclear jet engines for hovering above the ground. Data from the MS-06RD-4 Zaku II RD-4 Type was used for the development of a space version that featured a standard MS-06 type cockpit rather than the ground type’s YMS-07 style cockpit. After successful tests on the YMS-09, the design entered mass production as the ground use MS-09 Dom and the space use MS-09R Rick Dom.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Pilot: Vasily Bosch

Appearances: Gundam: The Origin MSD (Mobile Suit Discovery); Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin MSD Cucuruz Doan's Island
Original mechanical designer: Hajime Katoki

 

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