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Musai class (modified)

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General and Technical Data

Class: Musai (modified)
Ships of the line: BifrostGulltopprDromiTrenetButai
Unit type:
 light cruiser
Manufacturer: Republic of Zeon
Operator(s): Republic of Zeon; Axis/Neo Zeon
First deployment: unknown
Dimensions: overall length 234.0 meters; overall width 103.2 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; Komusai shuttle
Fixed armaments: 3 x 2-barrel mega particle cannon, mounted on middle section below bridge; 2 x secondary gun, mounted in middle section; 2 x large missile launcher, mounted in middle section
Mobile suits: 5 (3 in mobile suit hangar, 2 in Komusai shuttle)

Technical and Historical Notes

At the conclusion of the One Year War in UC 0080, the Republic of Zeon was restored following the dissolution of the Principality. The Republic was allowed to maintain its own defense force, which included a modified version of the Principality’s Musai class light cruiser. These modified versions featured some improvements to the ship’s thermonuclear reactor and the addition of heat sinks to improve engine efficiency. Two antennas added to the bridge module improved the ship’s communications functions. A pair of secondary guns were added to the ship’s defenses. During the Gryps War in UC 0087, the Republic sided with the Titans over the Axis Zeon and lent some ships as support. Some ships were used during this time by Axis, and years later some with Neo Zeon during the Laplace Incident of UC 0096.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Original mechanical designer:
 Kazumi Fujita (Zeta Gundam version)
Note: “Gundam Unicorn anime version” custom color lineart by Deacon Blues

Lineart
Bridge
musai cannons
Cannons
musai engines
Engine nacelles
Zeta Gundam Info


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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