MRX-007 Prototype Psycho Gundam


Model number: MRX-007
Code name: Prototype Psycho Gundam
Unit type: prototype Newtype use mobile suit
Manufacturer: Murasame Research Institute
Operator: Titans
First deployment: UC 0087
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 19.3 meters
Weight: empty 77.4 metric tons; max gross 110.9 metric tons
Armor materials: titanium alloy ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 3,700 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 81,100 kg kg total
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 11,300 meters; psycommu system
Fixed armaments: diffuse mega particle cannon, mounted in torso; 2 x beam cannon, mounted on wire-guided forearms
Optional hand armaments: none

As the Earth Federation Forces’ Titans force continued to build up its military and political power in its crusade to rule the Earth Sphere with an iron fist, one area of research actively pursued by the Titans was Cyber Newtypes – artificially-engineered Newtypes who could operate revolutionary new Newtype-controlled weapons. At their Murasame Research Institute in Japan, the Titans built the EFF’s first prototype Newtype-use unit, the MRX-007 Prototype Psycho Gundam. Equipped with a psycommu (“psychic communicator”) system similar to that developed by the Principality of Zeon during the One Year War, the Prototype Psycho Gundam’s tremendous beam weapon firepower could be controlled by the pilot’s mere thoughts. Based on the frame of the RX-178 Gundam Mk-II, the Murasame lab’s goal was to create “the strongest Gundam.” However, because of technological limitations the enormous psycommu system was installed in the unit’s backpack. The Murasame lab refined the prototype, resulting in the creation of the MRX-009 Psycho Gundam, MRX-010 Psycho Gundam Mk-II and MRX-011 Mass Production Type Psycho Gundam.

Pilot: Third Murasame
First appearance: M-MSV
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara


Rear view


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