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RCX-76 Guncannon First Type (Rollout Unit 1)

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RCX-76
Code name: Guncannon First Type (Rollout Unit 1)
Unit type: prototype artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Anaheim Electronics
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
Rollout: UC 0078
First deployment: UC 0078
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: Gatling gun, mounted on right shoulder; cannon, mounted on left shoulder
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The RCX-76 Guncannon First Type (Rollout Unit 1) was a prototype mobile suit developed by Anaheim Electronics as a demonstration unit for the Earth Federation Forces. In contrast to later designs, the RCX-76 was equipped with a pair of three-fingered manipulators instead of human-type hands. Its armaments included a Gatling gun mounted on its right shoulder and a cannon mounted on its left. Following the rollout of the RCX-76, Anaheim’s Von Braun factory, the company produced two test units, the RCX-76-01A and RCX-76-01B, to evaluate mobility and firepower. Data from these units was incorporated into the design of a revised unit, the RCX-76-02 Guncannon First Type.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (anime)
Original mechanical designer:
Hajime Katoki

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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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