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RGM-79G GM Command

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RGM-79G
Code name: GM Command
Unit type: mass production general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 18.0 meters
Weight: empty 43.5 metric tons; max gross 56.4 metric tons
Armor materials: titanium ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,330 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 67,000 kg total (2 x 26,500 kg, 2 x 7,000 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 10
Performance: 180-degree turn time: 2.4 seconds; maximum ground running speed 125 km/h
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 6,000 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x 60mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks on rear waist armor, hand-carried in use; shield, mounted on either forearm
Optional hand armaments: 90mm bullpup machine gun

Technical and Historical Notes

In the last weeks of the One Year War, the Earth Federation Forces refined its mobile suit manufacturing processes and developed several variants of its standard RGM-79 GM. One such variant was the RGM-79G GM Command, developed primarily for colony defense. Built on a somewhat different body type and frame, the GM Command also featured thruster acceleration and maneuverability superior to the standard GM. However, due to its high cost, the GM Command only appeared in limited quantities near the end of the war, with several units assigned as defense for a top secret EFF research base on the neutral Side 6 Libot Colony.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Yuu Kajima, Philip Hughes, Summona Fulis, Hugues Courand, Cherie Allison (aka Tatiana Doerr), Hugh Carter, Kamal Kumar, Renaldo
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam 0080: War in the Pocket
Original mechanical designer: Yutaka Izubuchi

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rgm-79g machine gun
90mm bullpup machine gun
Backpack comparison with RGM-79GS
rgm-79g head
Head
Gundam 0080 Info


Director:

Fumihiko Takayama

Writer:
Hiroyuki Yamaga

Mechanical Designer:
Yutaka Izubuchi

Character Designer:
Haruhiko Mikimoto

Musical Composer:
Tetsuro Kashibuchi

Video Release:
Japan 03.25.1989 – 08.25.1989
U.S. 02.19.2002 – 04.23.2002

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