RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (MLRS Type)


Model number: RX-78GP02A
Code name: Gundam GP02A (MLRS Type)
Unit type: prototype general purpose tactical mobile suit
Manufacturer: Anaheim Electronics
Operator: Zeon remnants
Rollout: 18 UC September 0083
First deployment: 13 October UC 0083
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 18.5 meters
Weight: empty 54.5 metric tons; max gross 83.0 metric tons
Armor materials: Luna Titanium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,860 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 155,200 kg total (4 x 32,000 kg, 4 x 6,800 kg)
Performance: 180-degree turn time 0.9 seconds
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 2 x 60mm vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks in hip armor, hand-carried in use; Multiple Launch Rocket System, features 6 rockets, mounted on backpack
Optional hand armaments: shield

The RX-78GP02A Gundam GP02A (MLRS Type) was an alternate configuration of the Gundam GP02A Physalis created in secret in UC 0083 as part of the Gundam Development Project. The default configuration of the GP02A was an atomic bazooka that loaded a nuclear warhead. However, the MLRS Type replaced that with a Multiple Launch Rocket System featuring six conventional rockets. The GP02A’s other armaments remained the same.

First appearance: Harmony of Gundam
Original mechanical designer:
Hajime Katoki




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