Model number: RGM-122C
Code name: Javelin
Unit type: limited production artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Anaheim Electronics
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown; vernier thrusters/apogee motors: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x beam cannon, option for single-barrel or 4-barrel versions, mounted on backpack; beam shield, mounted on left forearm; 2 x vulcan gun, mounted on head; 2 x beam saber, recharge rack/storage location unknown, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: none
The RGM-122C Javelin Cannon was a variation of the Earth Federation Forces’ RGM-122 Javelin. Manufactured during the later half of the Javelin’s mass production, these variants replaced the shot lancers with a pair of back-mounted beam cannons. Units used by the Zagren team mounted single barrel cannons and were painted red, while units belonging to the Tailcode team mounted 4-barrel cannons and were painted dark blue. Unfortunately, the Javelin Cannon’s generator lacked sufficient power for the beam cannons, and as a result could only fire a few shots before having to recharge. The Javelin Cannon was also armed with vulcan guns, beam sabers and a beam shield.
First appearance: Mobile Suit Victory Gundam New MSV
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
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