RGM-79N GM Custom


Model number: RGM-79N
Code name: GM Custom
Unit type: mass production general purpose multi-role mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator(s): Earth Federation Forces; Anti-Earth Union Group; True Federal
Rollout: unknown
First deployment: UC 0083
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 18.0 meters
Weight: empty 42.0 metric tons; max gross 57.6 metric tons
Armor materials: titanium ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,420 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 67,480 kg total (2 x 30,000 kg, 4 x 1,870 kg)
Performance: 180-degree turn time 1.5 seconds
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x 60mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; beam saber, power rated at 0.38 MW, stored in recharge rack in backpack, hand-carried in use
Optional fixed armaments: shield, mounted on either forearm
Optional hand armaments: 90mm GM rifle, clip-fed, 30 rounds per clip, 2 spare clips stored in shield; 90mm bullpup machine gun

During its military reconstruction following the One Year War, the Earth Federation Forces decided to build a high performance variant of its standard model RGM-79C GM Type C for use by highly skilled and ace pilots. This new variant, partly based on the GM Type C and the RX-78NT-1 Gundam NT-1 Alex from the One Year War, was called the RGM-79N GM Custom. The GM Custom was equipped with a great number of vernier thrusters, giving it a maneuverability and response time almost equivalent to that of the original RX-78-2 Gundam prototype. It also carried a high output generator, enabling it to use beam rifles. Due to its high cost, however, only a limited number of GM Customs were actually built. In late UC 0083, three GM Customs were stationed aboard the assault carrier Albion during its pursuit of the stolen RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A Physalis and in the subsequent battles against Zeon’s Delaz Fleet.

Pilot(s): South Burning, Alfa A. Bate, Bernard Monsha, Cammy, Nelson, Janos, Carl, Boyd Swan, Kraust, Cortez
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Original mechanical designer: Hajime Katoki


90mm GM rifle




Cockpit hatch




Rear view



Gundam 0083 Info

Takashi Imanishi
Mitsuko Kase

Fuyunori Gobu
Ryosuke Takahashi
Akinori Endo
Tomohide Ohkuma

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Shoji Kawamori
Mika Akitaka
Junya Ishigaki
Yasushi Ishizu

Character Designer:
Toshihiro Kawamoto

Musical Composer:
Mitsuo Hagita

13 episodes; 1 compilation movie

Video Release:
Japan 05.23.1991 – 09.24.1992
U.S. 01.22.2002 – 07.23.2002

Theatrical Release:
Japan 08.29.1992


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