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Petrie class

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General and Technical Data

Class: Petrie
Ships of the line: 
PetrieHenry Carter, Bagley
Unit type:
 land battleship
Manufacturer: ZAFT (Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty)
Operator: ZAFT
First deployment: unknown
Dimensions: overall length 194 meters; overall height unknown
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: scale system
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 4 x 2-barrel cannons, mounted on port and starboard sides; 2 x cannon, mounted on forward and aft sections; 16 x missile launcher

Technical and Historical Notes

ZAFT’s Petrie class land battleship was deployed across Earth to achieve military supremacy on the ground. Although smaller than the Lesseps class, these battleships were still effective against ground targets. Like the Lesseps, the Petrie used a scale propulsion system to liquefy sand and sail across the desert. The Petrie class’ armaments included six cannons, and most of its mobile suits were stored on the deck. During the Bloody Valentine War in C.E. 71, North African commander Andrew Waltfeld used the Petrie and Henry Carter in an assault on the Earth Alliance battleship Archangel and the Desert Dawn guerillas. During the Second Bloody Valentine War in late C.E. 73, the battleship Bagley assisted the Minerva in attacking the Alliance’s Middle Eastern base in the Gulnahan ravine.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane

Lineart

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Gundam SEED Info


Director:
Mitsuo Fukuda

Writer(s):
Chiaki Morosawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Shigeru Morita
Akinori Endo
Yuuichi Nomura
Akemi Omode

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer:
Hisashi Hirai

Musical Composer:
Toshihiko Sahashi

Airdates (Original):
Japan 10.05.2002 – 09.27.2003
U.S. 04.17.2004 – 04.15.2005

Airdates (HD Remaster):
Japan 01.xx.2012 – 11.xx.2012

Video Release (SE):
Japan 08.27.2004 – 10.22.2004
U.S. 07.11.2005 – 11.22.2005

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