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Gwadan class

 

gwadan

 

General and Technical Data

 

Class: Gwadan
Ships of the line:
Gwadan, Gwaley, Inxs
Unit type:
battleship
Manufacturer: Axis
Operator: Axis
First deployment: UC 0087
Dimensions: overall length 600.0 meters

Weight: unknown

Propulsion: jet/rocket engine
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 8 x external fuel tank
Fixed armaments: 4 x 2-barrel main gun, mounted on top and bottom of hull; 4 x secondary gun, mounted on main body; 10 x 2-barrel secondary gun, mounted on main body
Mobile suits: approx 100
Launch catapults: unknown

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

The massive Gwadan class battleship was used by the Axis Zeon during the Gryps Conflict in UC 0087. With its red paint scheme and external fuel tank, the Gwadan’s design resembled the Principality of Zeon’s old Gwazine class. At 600 meters long, the Gwadan matched the Titans’ equally large Dogosse Giar class. The vessels were armed with multiple main and secondary gun turrets. Its large hangar was believed to accommodate up to 100 mobile suits. The lead ship served as Axis leader Haman Karn’s flagship for most of the Gryps Conflict, and ornately decorated halls within the ship highlighted the position of Mineva Lao Zabi as the last heir to the old Principality. At least three Gwadan ships were constructed, with the original being destroyed by the Titans in January UC 0088.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Appearances: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam; Gundam Sentinel; Char's Return
Original mechanical designer: Kazumi Fujita

 

Lineart

 

Bridge

Throne room

 

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