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RX-77-1A Guncannon A

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RX-77-1A
Code name: Guncannon A
Unit type: prototype artillery mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 17.5 meters
Weight: empty 51.0 metric tons; max gross 72.0 metric tons
Armor materials: Luna Titanium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,380 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 51,800 kg total
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 6,000 meters
Fixed armaments: 60mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x cannon, variable independent-fire, mounted over shoulders
Optional fixed armaments: 3-tube missile pod
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, powered by rechargeable energy cap

Technical and Historical Notes

The RX-77-1A Guncannon A was an early version of the Earth Federation Forces’ RX-77-2 Guncannon mobile suit from the Operation V development project. The Guncannon A was designed as a mid-range fire support unit. It was armed with a pair of back-mounted cannons, a vulcan gun, missile pod and beam rifle. The Guncannon A was built with thicker armor than the standard version. The increase in weight from the armor resulted in a drop in mobility. Because the EFF engineers required both thick armor and good mobility, the proposal was sent back to the drawing board.

Miscellaneous Information

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

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