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RX-121-2A Gundam TR-1 [Advanced Hazel]

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RX-121-2A
Code name: Gundam TR-1 [Advanced Hazel]
Unit type:
 prototype mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces (Confeito Arsenal)
Operator: Titans Test Team (Black Otter Team)
First deployment: June UC 0087
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 18.1 meters
Weight: empty 39.5 metric tons; max gross 78.6 metric tons
Armor materials: alloy ceramic composite; Luna Titanium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,420 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: beam saber, mounted on backpack storage rack, hand-carried in use; shield, mounted on left forearm; 2 x shield booster, mounted on backpack; enhanced shield booster (mounts 10 x diffuse beam gun)
Optional fixed armaments: multipurpose launchers
Optional hand armaments: 90mm machine gun; beam rifle, power rating unknown

Technical and Historical Notes

The RX-121-2A Gundam TR-1 [Advanced Hazel] was the remodeled RX-121-2 Gundam TR-1 [Hazel II], with leg enhancement parts and a multi weapon latch installed to match its specifications to those of the RX-121-1 Gundam TR-1 Hazel Custom. A high performance optical sensor unit like that of the RGM-79SR GM Sniper III was added to its head, and supplemental thruster units to the soles of its feet. The movable booster pod on its enhancement backpack was also replaced with a new type, tested on the RMS-117 Galbaldy β, which could be fitted with two shield boosters to increase its performance still further. The enhanced shield booster had 10 diffuse beam guns installed on its surface, which increased the mobile suit’s defensive capabilities by shooting down missiles and other projectile weapons. However, the shield booster’s propellant capacity was reduced accordingly, giving it lower performance as a booster. All the test results of previous option parts were used in the creation of the Advanced Hazel, which could be considered the current “completed form” of the Hazel. Testing of the new booster pod with two shield boosters was originally meant to be conducted with the RMS-117 Galbaldy β High Mobility Unit. However, this Galbaldy β was lost when Maxim Gunar defected to the AEUG. The tests were thus performed with the Hazel II, and their results were reflected in the Advanced Hazel. The new booster pod lacked the generator and thruster equipment of the previous version, and consisted of little more than latches for the shield boosters and an optional propellant tank, acting as a multi-connector pod. Meanwhile, the sub-arm unit was also adopted due to the good results of its testing with the Hazel Custom.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Audrey April, Carl Matsubara
First appearance: Advance of Zeta: The Flag of Titans
Original mechanical designer: Kenki Fujioka

Lineart
rx-121-1 subarm
Sub-arm unit
rx-121-1 weapon latch
Weapon latch
Advance of Zeta Info


Writer:

Bin Konno

Artist:
Tatsu Mizuki (manga)

Mechanical Designer:
Kenki Fujioka

Character Designer:
Takuya Saito

Novel Release:
Japan 06.10.2003 – 02.15.2008

Manga Release:
Japan 12.15.2003 – 04.26.2007

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