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Mobile Heavy Mortar

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General and Technical Data

Model number: N/A
Code name: Mobile Heavy Mortar
Unit type:
 artillery vehicle
Manufacturer: Republic of Zeon
Operator: Republic of Zeon
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: 1 driver, 1 loader, 1 gunner, 1 communications officer, 1 commander
Dimensions: overall height 2.3 meters (4.3 meters with right antenna, 5.6 meters with left antenna); overall length 7.0 meters; overall width 4.5 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: 2 x engine-driven caterpillar tread: maximum speed unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: heavy mortar, stored inside vehicle, top hatch opens to allow firing, vehicle stores 48 rounds

Technical and Historical Notes

The Mobile Heavy Mortar was a support vehicle used by the Republic of Zeon. The tank-like vehicle was used to fire shell rounds. In UC 0077, the Mobile Heavy Mortar was also used for training by students at the Space Defense Military Academy at Side 3’s Guardian Colony. The Mobile Heavy Mortar was part of the equipment used by Char Aznable and Garma Zabi when they instigated an uprising and attacked the nearby Earth Federation Forces barracks. The successful uprising was later known as the Dawn Rebellion.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (anime)
Original mechanical designer:
 Kimitoshi Yamane

Lineart
heavymortar-barrel
Mortar barrel
heavymortar-interior
Vehicle interior
Gundam: The Origin Info


Director(s):
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Takashi Imanishi

Writer(s):
Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (manga)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Mika Akitaka
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer(s):
Tsukasa Kotobuki
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Takayuki Hattori

Video Release (OVA):
Japan 02.28.2015 – 05.08.2018
U.S. 08.01.2017 – 07.02.2019

Airdates (TV version):
Japan 04.29.2019 – 08.12.2019
U.S. 07.06.2019 – 10.05.2019

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