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RGC-80S GM Cannon Space Assault Type

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RGC-80S
Code name: GM Cannon Space Assault Type
Unit type: space use artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 18.9 meters
Weight: empty 44.9 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: titanium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: hydrojet thrusters: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x vulcan gun, mounted in head; 360mm rocket launcher, mounted on backpack over right shoulder
Optional hand armaments: beam spray gun; Balzac 380mm rocket bazooka

Technical and Historical Notes

The RGC-80S GM Cannon Space Assault Type was a reconfiguration of the original ground use RGC-80 GM Cannon. To improve mobility and speed, the Space Assault Type featured extra thrusters and had some of its leg armor removed. The Space Assault Type’s main armament was a shoulder-mounted 360mm rocket launcher. It was also armed with vulcan guns, a beam spray gun and a 380mm rocket bazooka. In December UC 0079, several units participated in the Battle of A Baoa Qu, the last major conflict of the One Year War.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: MSV-R
Original mechanical designer(s):
 Kunio Okawara (MSV-R version), Hajime Katoki (Gundam: The Origin MSD version)

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