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Squid class

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General and Technical Data

Class: Squid
Unit type:
 Keilas Guilie control and defense battleship
Manufacturer: BESPA (Zanscare Empire)
Operator: BESPA (Zanscare Empire)
Rollout: UC 0153
First deployment: UC 0153
Dimensions: overall length 656.0 meters; overall width 173.0 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: jet/rocket thruster: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 8 x 2-barrel main gun, mounted on top and bottom and either side of midship section; 8 x multi-launcher, mounted on midship section
Mobile suits: unknown
Launch catapults: 2

Technical and Historical Notes

The Squid class battleship was designed by the Zanscare Empire to serve as the control and defense unit for the Keilas Guilie attack satellite. Like several other classes of Zanscare ship, the Squid featured dual bridges and launch catapults on the top and bottom of its body. With a length of 656 meters, the Squid class was one of the longest battleships ever fielded. Its armaments included eight main guns and eight multi-launchers. In UC 0153, the League Militaire captured a Squid, which was disassembled and combined with the old Earth Federation Forces cruiser Reineforce to form the battleship Reineforce Junior. Several other Squid class ships were fielded by Zanscare throughout the war.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Victory Gundam
Original mechanical designer:
Hajime Katoki

Lineart

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Director:

Yoshiyuki Tomino

Writer(s):
Sukehiro Tomita
Ken Oketani
Kazuhiro Kanbe
Hideki Sonoda
Minoru Onoya

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Kunio Okawara
Junya Ishigaki

Character Designer:
Hiroshi Osaka

Musical Composer:
Akira Senju

Airdates:
Japan 04.02.1993 – 03.25.1994

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