Model number: MS-06C-6
Code name: Zaku II
Unit type: mass production general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 17.5 meters; overall width 9.2 meters (9.7 including spike)
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: shield, mounted on right shoulder; vulcan gun, mounted in chest; dual machine gun, mounted on left forearm; laser gun, mounted in chest
Optional hand armaments: belt-fed MS machine gun, connects to ammo container mounted under backpack; Type A2 MS bazooka; heat hawk, can be stored on waist armor racks
The Principality of Zeon’s early mass production MS-06C Zaku II was upgraded several times during the initial stages of the One Year War, including the Type C-5 and Type C-6. The Type C-6 units assigned to Char Aznable’s Falmer Corps featured a chest was equipped with a vulcan gun and laser gun. The left arm was equipped with an R6 pack that added extra armor and featured a dual machine gun. Aside from these additional armaments, the Type C-6 utilized standard weapons like a machine gun, bazooka and heat hawk. Eventually, all Type C units were upgraded to Type F, which became the standard version for the rest of the war.
Gundam: The Origin Info
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (manga)
6 episodes (OVA); 13 episodes (TV re-edit)
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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