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MSM-10 Zock

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MSM-10
Code name: Zock
Unit type: mass production amphibious mobile suit
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator(s): Principality of Zeon; mercenaries
First deployment: November UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 23.9 meters
Weight: empty 167.6 metric tons; max gross 229.0 metric tons
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy (titanium ceramic composite)
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 3,849 kW
Propulsion: hydrojet thrusters: 253,000 kg total
Performance: maximum water speed 63 knots
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: phonon maser gun, mounted in head; 8 x mega particle gun, mounted in shoulders, 4 facing front, 4 facing rear

Technical and Historical Notes

Produced at the Principality of Zeon’s California Base during the latter months of the One Year War, the MSM-10 Zock was one of the last amphibious mobile suits to be produced – though its form represented the shift from mobile suits to the new mobile armor concept. With the thrusters in its armor skirt and short, non-functional feet, the Zock could best be described as a hovering gun emplacement, capable of covering all angles of attack with its front-and-back symmetrical design. Only three Zock units were produced, with one of them serving under ace pilot Char Aznable’s forces during his assault on the Earth Federation Forces’ Jaburo base on November 30, UC 0079.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Boraskyniv
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara (Mobile Suit Gundam and MSV versions)

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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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