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RX-81LA G-Line Light Armor

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General and Technical Data

Model number: RX-81LA
Code name: G-Line Light Armor
Unit type: prototype general purpose mobile suit
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 19.2 meters
Weight: empty 36.0 metric tons; max gross 66.5 metric tons
Armor materials: Luna Titanium alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,580 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 71,800 kg total
Equipment and design features: sensors, range 11,000 meters
Fixed armaments: 2 x vulcan gun, mounted in head; shield, mounted on left forearm; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks in backpack, hand-carried in use
Optional fixed armaments: 2 x Gatling smasher, mounted on backpack; 2 x missile launcher, mounted on backpack; assault cannon, mounted on right side of backpack
Optional hand armaments: heavy rifle; heat lance; assault shotgun

Technical and Historical Notes

The RX-81LA G-Line Light Armor was one of the many variations of the RX-81 G-Line and was based on the concept of the RGM-79L Light Armor. The G-Line Light Armor’s design emphasized using lightweight and powerful thrusters for hit-and-run tactics. In order to reduce the suit’s weight, its armor was made very thin. The backpack was also equipped with a stabilizer unit for high mobility movement. The G-Line Light Armor’s base armaments included vulcan guns, beam sabers and a heavy rifle. It could optionally be equipped with a range of long-distance armaments, including Gatling smashers, missile launchers and an assault cannon. In UC 0081, Phantom Sweep team pilot Hugues Courand used the G-Line Light Armor during the hunt for the Zeon remnant group known as the Invisible Knights.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Hugues Courand
First appearance: M-MSV
Original mechanical designer(s): Kunio Okawara (M-MSV version), Hajime Katoki (Battlefield Record UC 0081 version)

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