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MSM-04 Acguy Firepower Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MSM-04
Code name: Acguy Firepower Type
Unit type: custom amphibious mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Zeon remnants
First deployment: August UC 0080
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: hydrojet thrusters: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; interchangeable forearms
Fixed armaments: 4 x 105mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; mega particle cannon, mounted in forearm; minelaying unit, includes 40 x mine, mounted on backpack, weapon cluster unit,  includes machine gun, TOW missile launcher, anti-MS bayonet, mounted as right arm (Type A); weapon cluster unit, includes machine gun, flamethrower, anti-MS bola, mounted as left arm (Type B)

Technical and Historical Notes

The Principality of Zeon’s standard amphibious MSM-04 Acguy saw wide use on Earth during the One Year War in UC 0079. It continued to see use after the war with Zeon remnants committed to fighting the Earth Federation Forces. In August UC 0080, Zeon remnants deployed a specially outfitted Acguy team under the command of Daryl Lorenz to retrieve a spy embedded in the South Seas Alliance. Two custom units, known as the Acguy Firepower Types, featured back units loaded with mines. The two units, designated Type A and B, also replaced one arm each with a weapon cluster unit encased in purge-able waterproof panels. Type A’s configuration included a machine gun, anti-MS bayonet and TOW missile launcher, while Type B’s featured a machine gun, flamethrower, and anti-MS bola. The mission went awry when the Acguy team was spotted by civilians, which led to combat against the Alliance’s SRf-06 Dahles.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Billy Hickam, Sebastian Morse
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt (anime)

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Director:
Kou Matsuo

Writer(s):
Kou Matsuo
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Seiichi Nakatani
Morifumi Naka
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Character Designer(s):
Hirotoshi Takaya
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Musical Composer:
Naruyoshi Kikuchi

Format:
8 episodes; 2 compilation movies

Internet Release:
Japan 12.25.2015 – 04.22.2016 (S1); 03.24.2017 – 07.14.2017 (S2)

Video Release (Movies):
Japan 07.29.2016 – 11.18.2017
U.S. 07.11.2017 – 02.05.2019

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