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MS-14S Gelgoog Commander Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number(s): MS-14S; YMS-14
Code name: Gelgoog Commander Type
Unit type: commander’s high efficiency mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon
Rollout: October UC 0079
First deployment: October UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 19.2 meters
Weight: unknown
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: output unknown
Performance: maximum thruster acceleration unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: beam naginata, stored in recharge rack on back, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, powered by rechargeable energy cap; shield, can be optionally stored on backpack

Technical and Historical Notes

Before the Principality of Zeon’s new mass produced MS-14A Gelgoog went into production – pending the completion of Zeon’s beam weapon technology research – 30 test units of the Gelgoog line were put into service in October UC 0079. Assigned the model number MS-14S (originally YMS-14), 29 of these test Gelgoogs were given to Zeon’s elite Ace Corps for trials and field testing in the Corregidor Shoal Zone before actual mass production began. The 30th MS-14S was assigned to Zeon ace pilot Char Aznable (and painted in his distinctive red color scheme), who used his Gelgoog in combat for the first time against the Earth Federation Forces’ powerful RX-78-2 Gundam mobile suit inside the abandoned Texas Colony at Side 5. Following the Corregidor testing, the rest of the prototypes were also put into combat.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Char Aznable, Robert Gilliam
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

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Director(s):

Yoshiyuki Tomino
Ryoji Fujiwara (movie 1)

Writer(s):
Yoshiyuki Tomino
Masaru Yamamoto
Kenichi Matsuzaki
Yoshihisa Araki
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Yoshiyuki Tomino

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer(s):
Yuji Matsuyama
Takeo Watanabe

Airdates:
Japan 04.07.1979 – 01.26.1980
U.S. 07.23.2001 – 09.12.2001

Theatrical Release:
Japan 03.14.1981 – 03.13.1982

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