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OZ-08MMS Cancer

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General and Technical Data

Model number: OZ-08MMS
Code name: Cancer
Unit type: amphibious transformable mobile suit
Manufacturer: OZ
Operator(s): OZ; United Earth Sphere Alliance
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall length 16.9 meters (submarine mode)
Weight: empty 8.2 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: titanium alloy
Powerplant: ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Performance ability levels: fighting: 90; weapons: 100; speed: 110; power: 110; armor: 110
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 4 x torpedo launcher, mounted in arms

Technical and Historical Notes

Developed in the early AC 190s, OZ’s first amphibious mobile suit was the OZ-08MMS Cancer. The Cancer, despite its lack of legs, could operate underwater, changing into a submarine-like form for speed and maneuverability. Using hydrojet engines in its main body for propulsion, its maneuvering was handled by a ring of reversible side-spinning propeller blades on each arm. The arms also each mounted a large pincer-like claw, which could be used to grapple targets, and each claw contained a pair of torpedo launchers, giving the Cancer the ability to deliver a nasty blow to anything it grabbed. The general shape of the Cancer resembled its namesake, with “cancer” being the fourth Zodiac sign meaning “crab.”

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Alex
First appearance: New Mobile Report Gundam Wing
Original mechanical designer: Hajime Katoki

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Director(s):

Masashi Ikeda
Shinji Takamatsu

Writer(s):
Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Akemi Omode
Toshifumi Kawase
Masashi Ikeda
Katsuhiko Chiba

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Hajime Katoki
Junya Ishigaki

Character Designer:
Shukou Murase

Musical Composer:
Ko Otani

Airdates:
Japan 04.07.1995 – 03.29.1996
U.S. 03.06.2000 – 05.11.2000

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