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MW-01 Mobile Worker Model 01 Late Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number: MW-01
Code name: Mobile Worker Model 01 Late Type
Unit type: prototype mobile worker
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Republic of Zeon
Rollout: UC 0074
First deployment: UC 0074
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 16.7 meters; head height 13.88 meters; overall width 14.6 meters
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: Minovsky type fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: claw, mounted as right hand
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The MW-01 Mobile Worker Model 01 Late Type was an improved version of the Early Type. The cockpit was enclosed to protect the pilot during close-range combat testing. The Late Type’s forearm attachments could be exchanged to serve different mission roles, including fitting manipulators on both arms or using specialized working parts. This system was used five years later during the development of the YMS-07B-0 Prototype Gouf (Tactical Demonstrator), which featured compatible swappable forearm modules. The Late Type also featured improvements for attitude control testing in space. Its overall design was quite similar to the Early Type and carried forward that unit’s biggest flaw – the large and exposed fusion reactor mounted on the backpack.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Ramba Ral, Mash
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (anime)

Lineart
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Forearm module options
Gundam: The Origin Info


Director(s):
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Takashi Imanishi

Writer(s):
Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (manga)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Mika Akitaka
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer(s):
Tsukasa Kotobuki
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Takayuki Hattori

Video Release (OVA):
Japan 02.28.2015 – 05.08.2018
U.S. 08.01.2017 – 07.02.2019

Airdates (TV version):
Japan 04.29.2019 – 08.12.2019
U.S. 07.06.2019 – 10.05.2019

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