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RX-098 Prototype Rick Dias

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RX-098
Code name: 
Prototype Rick Dias
Unit type:
 prototype attack use heavy mobile suit
Unit type: mass production attack use heavy mobile suit
Manufacturer: Anaheim Electronics
Operator: AEUG (Anti-Earth Union Group)
First deployment: UC 0087
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in head
Dimensions: head height 19.0 meters
Weight: empty 40.5 metric tons; max gross 59.7 metric tons
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,790 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 78,500 kg total
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 11,500 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x hyper beam saber, stored in recharge rack in backpack, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: clay bazooka; beam pistol

Technical and Historical Notes

The RX-098 Prototype Rick Dias was the predecessor to the AEUG’s mass production RMS-099 Rick Dias. It was an experimental model created for testing with Gundarium Gamma, which was brought from Axis by Char Aznable. Other experimental elements included the movable frame and a new style generator. The development team gave it the nickname Proto Gamma, and in order to fool the Earth Federation Forces, the unit was assigned the model number RX-098. The outward appearance of the Prototype Rick Dias was quite similar to that of the production model Rick Dias.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: M-MSV
Original mechanical designer:
Kunio Okawara

Lineart
rx-098 clay bazooka
Clay bazooka

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