Model number: MS-14F
Code name: Gelgoog Marine (aka Gelgoog-M)
Unit type: mass production space combat mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator(s): Principality of Zeon/Zeon remnants; Earth Federation Forces
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 20.2 meters; head height 19.2 meters
Weight: empty 45.1 metric tons; max gross 81.3 metric tons
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,440 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 55,000 kg total (2 x 20,500 kg, 2 x 7,000 kg)
Performance: 180-degree turn time 1.6 seconds
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 6,300 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x 110mm machine cannon, mounted on forearms; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks in hip armor, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: MMP-80 machine gun, clip-fed, 32 rounds per clip; knuckle shield
In the last weeks of the One Year War, the Principality of Zeon introduced its last mass-produced mobile suit line, the MS-14A Gelgoog. Variants also appeared to fill specific mission roles, and one variant was the MS-14F Gelgoog Marine. Built exclusively for Zeon’s marine troops, the Gelgoog Marine featured improved thrusters, speed and maneuverability, as well as external propellant tanks to increase its range while offsetting the extra fuel used by its more powerful thrusters. The twin beam sword of the original Gelgoog was replaced with two standard beam sabers, and a 110mm machine cannon was mounted on each forearm. The original Gelgoog’s large and burdensome shield was replaced with a modified MS-06F-2 Zaku II F2 shoulder shield, called a “knuckle shield,” which could be used as a punching weapon. With its good cost performance, the Gelgoog Marine was perhaps the most heavily mass-produced Gelgoog variant built, with many units surviving the war. The Gelgoog Marine was operated by the Zeon remnant Cima Fleet, and some units were eventually captured by the Earth Federation Forces and deployed as aggressor units for pilot training and mobile suit field tests.
Pilot(s): Chuck Keith, Bergman, Kazakh Larson
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Original mechanical designer: Mika Akitaka
Gundam 0083 Info
13 episodes; 1 compilation movie
Japan 05.23.1991 – 09.24.1992
U.S. 01.22.2002 – 07.23.2002
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