MS-06V-6 Zaku Tank “Green Macaque”


Model number: MS-06V-6
Code name: Zaku Tank “Green Macaque
Unit type:
 artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company/Principality of Zeon field engineers
Operator: Principality of Zeon
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: 2 x engine-driven caterpillar tread: maximum speed unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 2 x manipulator arms, mounted on torso, crane, mounted on backpack (later version)
Fixed armaments: 8-tube missile launcher, mounted on lower tank body; 2 x shield, mounted on shoulders
Optional hand armaments: none

During the course of the One Year War, resource strapped Zeon field engineers cobbled together the MS-06V Zaku Tank from the upper body of a MS-06F Zaku II and drive base of a HT-01B Magella Attack tank. While the MS-06V was mainly used as a construction unit, it could also be outfitted for combat. The MS-06V-6 Zaku Tank “Green Macaque” was a variant that could fulfill both roles. For combat, the “Green Macaque” mounted an 8-tube missile launcher in place of the MS-06V’s 3-barrel machine gun. The “Green Macaque” had different manipulator arms than the standard MS-06V, which allowed it to perform more complicated work. Despite its age, the “Green Macaque” remained in service with Zeon remnants as late as UC 0096, outfitted with a crane for towing work.

First appearance: MSV
Original mechanical designer:
Kunio Okawara


Rear view


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