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PMX-001 Palace-Athene

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General and Technical Data

Model number: PMX-001
Code name: Palace-Athene
Unit type: prototype general purpose heavy mobile suit
Manufacturer: Titans
Operator: Titans
First deployment: UC 0088
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 27.4 meters; head height 21.6 meters
Weight: empty 65.0 metric tons; max gross 80.0 metric tons (standard), 91.5 metric tons (full equipment loadout); mass ratio 1.40 (standard)
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,790 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 97,500 kg total (38,500 kg, 2 x 29,500 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 15
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 10,100 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x mega beam gun, mounted in forearms; 4 x scattering beam gun, mounted in shoulders; 2 x movable shield, mounted on backpack
Optional fixed armaments: 8 x large missile, mounted on backpack binders
Optional hand armaments: 2-barrel beam gun, powered by rechargeable energy cap, with grenade launcher, 1 round magazine; shield, mounts 8 x small missile launcher, 5 round magazine per launcher

Technical and Historical Notes

The second handmade mobile suit built by Paptimus Scirocco aboard the Jupitris during the Gryps War, the PMX-001 Palace-Athene was purely a heavy mobile suit designed for offense. Though normally armed with four beam cannons in its torso and claws on its feet, it could also be outfitted with a heavy 2-barrel beam rifle, eight battleship-grade long-range missiles, and a shield mounting several small missile launchers. Although this full equipment loadout gave the Palace-Athene the firepower equivalent of a large mobile armor or battleship, its bulk and size does caused it to suffer a lack of good speed and maneuverability. Only one Palace-Athene was built, and it was assigned to former AEUG pilot-turned-Scirocco supporter Reccoa Londe. During the final battle of the Gryps War in UC 0088, the Palace-Athene was destroyed in a battle against the RX-178 Gundam Mk-II, which was ironically piloted by Titans defector Emma Sheen.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Reccoa Londe
First appearance: Mobile Suit Zeta Gundam
Original mechanical designer: Kazumi Fujita

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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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