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TFV-97EX Crabman High-Leg

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General and Technical Data

Model number: TFV-97EX
Code name: Crabman High-Leg
Unit type: construction labor
Manufacturer: Shinohara Heavy Industries
Operator: civilians
Rollout: February 1997 AD
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in main body
Dimensions: overall height 8.85 meters; overall width 6.19 meters
Weight: standard 13.26 metric tons; full 13.30 metric tons
Armor materials: carbon fiber reinforced plastic; fiber reinforced material
Powerplant: unknown
Maximum weight lifting capacity: 20.00 metric tons
Minimum revolving radius: 3.0 meters
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: none
Optional hand armaments: none

Technical and Historical Notes

The TFV-97EX Crabman High-Leg was an upgraded version of the TFV-97 Crabman. The High-Leg used its legs to make jumps. Like the Crabman, the High-Leg version was capable of operating on three legs if one of its legs was destroyed. With its raw power, the High-Leg was capable of threatening even the new AV-0 Peacemaker. In 1999, SV2 deployed both of its divisions in a joint operation to take down a High-Leg stolen by a terrorist that was hiding in a fuel depot.

Miscellaneous Information

Original mechanical designer: Yutaka Izubuchi

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Patlabor Info


Director:

Naoyuki Yoshinaga

Writer(s):
Kazunori Ito
Mamoru Oshii
Hiroyuki Hoshiyama
Naoto Kimura
Tetsuo Takahashi
Michiko Yokote
Hibari Arisu

Mechanical Designer(s):
Yutaka Izubuchi
Yoshinori Sayama

Character Designer:
Akemi Takada

Musical Composer:
Kenji Kawai

Airdates:
Japan 10.11.1989 – 09.26.1990

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