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MSA-003 Nemo

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MSA-003
Code name: Nemo
Unit type: mass production attack use mobile suit
Manufacturer: Anaheim Electronics
Operator(s): AEUG (Anti-Earth Union Group); Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: April UC 0087
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 19.5 meters; head height 18.5 meters
Weight: empty 36.2 metric tons; max gross 55.6 metric tons; mass ratio 1.32
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,620 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 72,800 kg total (2 x 18,200 kg, 2 x 13,800 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 12
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 10,020 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x 60mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x beam saber, power rated at 0.4 MW, stored in recharge racks on rear waist armor, hand-carried in use
Optional fixed armaments: shield, mounted on either forearm
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, power rated at 1.9 MW, powered by rechargeable energy cap, 170mm cannon

Technical and Historical Notes

Although the Anti-Earth Union Group had, through one means or another, acquired many RMS-179 GM IIs to fill its frontline ranks, its leaders wanted a mass production unit of their own that could beat the Titans’ and Earth Federation Forces’ GM IIs. Anaheim Electronics delivered on the concept, producing the MSA-003 Nemo which, although closely based on the GM II, was far better in performance in terms of generator power, thruster acceleration and maneuverability. To help keep its cost down, the Nemo used many weapons already employed by other existing mobile suits, such as the RMS-099 Rick Dias‘ beam saber and the GM II’s beam rifle. With its first deployment, the Nemo easily supplanted the GM II as the mainstay of its mobile suit forces. The AEUG also fielded a heavy artillery variant, the Nemo Cannon. Anaheim continued to develop the Nemo line, yielding the MSA-004 Nemo II and MSA-004K Nemo III. During the Laplace Incident of UC 0096, the EFF used the original Nemo in the defense of the Earth Federation capital at Dakar, which came under attack from Zeon remnants.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Katz Kobayashi, Fa Yuiry, Rosamia Badam, Asuna Elmarit, Sophie Ferrell, Gorro, Jack Bayard
First appearance: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Original mechanical designer(s): Kazumi Fujita (Zeta Gundam version), Hajime Katoki (Gundam Unicorn version)

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Director:

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Yumiko Suzuki
Tomoko Kawasaki
Yasushi Hirano
Akinori Endo
Miho Maruo
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kazumi Fujita
Mamoru Nagano
Kunio Okawara
Makoto Kobayashi
Kazuhisa Kondo
Hideo Okamoto

Character Designer:
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Shigeaki Saegusa

Airdates:
Japan 03.02.1985 – 02.22.1986

Theatrical Release:
Japan 05.28.2005 – 03.04.2006

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