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MS-06JK Zaku Half Cannon

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MS-06JK
Code name: Zaku Half Cannon
Unit type: artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 17.5 meters
Weight: max gross 81.6 metric tons
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: 180mm cannon, mounted on backpack over right shoulder; shield, mounted on right shoulder; big gun, mounted on backpack and slung under left arm; 2-tube. smoke discharger, mounted on backpack behind left shoulder
Optional fixed armaments: 120mm vulcan gun, belt-fed, replaces 180mm cannon; 2 x 3-tube missile pod, mounted on legs
Optional hand armaments: shield

Technical and Historical Notes

During the One Year War, Zeon fielded the MS-06K Zaku Cannon as an anti-air mobile suit answer to the Earth Federation Forces’ RX-77-2 Guncannon. They also created conversion parts for the MS-06J and MS-06C models, which when refitted were collectively redesignated as the “Zaku Half Cannon.” The Zeon created 24 Type JK option sets, which included a new backpack with a cannon (or vulcan gun), a big gun and smoke discharger. Depending on which base model the conversion parts were applied to, the Zaku Half Cannon’s model number would be either MS-06JK or MS-06CK.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Mia Brinkman
First appearance: MSV-R
Original mechanical designer(s): Kunio Okawara (MSV-R version), Hajime Katoki (Gundam: The Origin MSD version), Kyoshi Takigawa (Code Fairy version)

Lineart
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Backpack (Gundam: The Origin MSD version)
ms-06jk big gun
Big gun (Gundam: The Origin MSD version)

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