Model number: SR-70
Code name: Saturn
Unit type: security labor
Manufacturer(s): Toyohata Auto; SEJ (Schaft Enterprises Japan)
Operator(s): SEJ; civilians
Rollout: May 1999 AD
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 7.90 meters; overall width 4.40 meters
Weight: standard 6.05 metric tons; full 6.65 metric tons
Armor materials: fiber reinforced plastic; carbon fiber reinforced material
Maximum weight lifting capacity: 2.85 metric tons
Minimum revolving radius: 4.0 meters
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: 42mm automatic cannon, stored in holster, hand-carried in use; commando knife, stored in sheath on left shoulder, hand-carried in use; anti-labor stun stick, stored in shield mounted on left arm, hand-carried in use
Optional fixed armaments: none
The SR-70 Saturn was a security labor produced by Toyohata Auto, which actually served as a front company for Schaft Enterprises Japan. Based on the prototype labor SRX-70, the Saturn was initially intended for use by police departments, but the unit ended up proving popular with private security firms. The Saturn’s armament differed somewhat from the SRX-70, including a revolver, commando knife, stun stick and shield. In 1999, Schaft employee Kurosaki posed as an employee of Holly Security Services and used several Saturns as part of an elaborate deception to have the experimental Type-R13EX Phantom attack a JSDF labor training ground in Oshima. The goal: lure out the Tokyo police’s SV2 labor unit and its AV-98 Ingram to fight the Phantom and gather combat data.
First appearance: Mobile Police Patlabor
Original mechanical designer: Yutaka Izubuchi
Japan 10.11.1989 – 09.26.1990
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