PVN.44/1 Weasel


Model number: PVN.44/1
Code name: Weasel
Unit type: armored vehicle
Manufacturer: Principality of Zeon
Operator: Principality of Zeon
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: unknown
Dimensions: overall height 2.7 meters; overall length 6.9 meters; overall width 3.8 meters
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 2 x 3-tube smoke discharger, mounted on left and right sides of main body
Fixed armaments: 37mm machine cannon, mounted in cupola; MG74/S machine gun, mounted on left side of forward section
Optional fixed armaments: 12 x 4-tube missile launcher, mounted on main body

The PVN.44/1 Weasel was an armored vehicle used on Earth by the Principality of Zeon during the One Year War. The six-wheeled vehicle was armed with a machine cannon, a machine gun and a pair of smoke dischargers. The Weasel could also optionally mount up to 12 4-tube missile launchers. The Weasel was deployed to multiple fronts across Earth, including Southeast Asia and Eastern Europe before the Battle of Odessa.

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team
Original mechanical designer:
Kimitoshi Yamane


Rear view (Version 2, CG)

Gundam: The 08th M.S. Team Info

Takeyuki Kanda
Umanosuke Iida

Akira Okeya
Hiroaki Kitajima

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Hajime Katoki
Kimitoshi Yamane

Character Designer(s):
Toshihiro Kawamoto
Tomoaki Kado

Musical Composer:
Kouhei Tanaka

12 episodes; 1 compilation movie

Video Release:
Japan 01.25.1996 – 07.25.1999
U.S. 07.03.2001 – 01.22.2002

Theatrical Release:
Japan 08.01.1998


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