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RX-75 Guntank (Thunderbolt)

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RX-75
Code name: Guntank
Unit type: artillery and troop transport mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: 2 pilots, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: 4 x engine-driven caterpillar tread: total output unknown
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; troop transport module, located in forward section of main body
Fixed armaments: 2 x cannon, mounted on backpack over shoulders; 2 x 4-tube bop missile launcher, mounted on forearms
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The RX-75 Guntank was a variant of the Earth Federation Forces’ RX-75-4 Guntank. Compared to the original Guntank, the RX-75 did not use the Core Block System and featured one double seater cockpit. The RX-75 was equipped with a troop transport module on its front end. Its armaments included a pair of cannons and arm-mounted bop missile launchers. In December UC 0079, an RX-75 from the Black Cat team participated in the Battle of A Baoa Qu and deployed troops to take control of Zeon’s mobile suit production facilities within the space fortress. After the war, that RX-75 unit and its pilots were assigned to the assault carrier Spartan in August UC 0080.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot(s): Creed, Sonia
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam Thunderbolt (anime)
Note: Based on the RX-75 Guntank from the Gundam Thunderbolt manga

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Gundam Thunderbolt Info


Director:
Kou Matsuo

Writer(s):
Kou Matsuo
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Seiichi Nakatani
Morifumi Naka
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Character Designer(s):
Hirotoshi Takaya
Yasuo Ohtagaki (manga)

Musical Composer:
Naruyoshi Kikuchi

Internet Release:
Japan 12.25.2015 – 04.22.2016 (S1); 03.24.2017 – 07.14.2017 (S2)

Video Release (Movies):
Japan 07.29.2016 – 11.18.2017
U.S. 07.11.2017 – 02.05.2019

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