Type 61 Tank Model A2


Model number: Type 61
Code name: Tank Model A2
Unit type:
 main battle tank
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator(s): Earth Federation Forces; Republic of Munzo; Loum Defense Force
First deployment: unknown
Accommodation: 1 pilot and 1 gunner in standard cockpit
Dimensions: overall height 3.6 meters; overall length 11.6 meters; overall width 4.5 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: 2 x engine-driven caterpillar tread: maximum speed unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; satellite link system
Fixed armaments: 2 x cannon, mounted on turret

Introduced in UC 0061, the Type 61 Tank was the main battle tank used by the Earth Federation Forces. The Type 61 underwent various upgrades throughout its service life. The Model A2 was an early version that featured a satellite link system to share target data with other friendly units during battle. The Model A2’s main armament was its dual cannon. It was deployed to the Autonomous Republic of Munzo in Side 3, often in concert with the RTX-65 Guntank Early Type for security enforcement. The Model A2 was used in Side 3 as late as the Dawn Rebellion in UC 0077. The Model A2 was also used for riot suppression by the Loum Defense Force at Side 5.

Pilot: Lino Fernandez
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (anime)
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane


Rear view

Gundam: The Origin Info

Yoshikazu Yasuhiko
Takashi Imanishi

Katsuyuki Sumisawa
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko (manga)

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Mika Akitaka
Kimitoshi Yamane
Junichi Akutsu

Character Designer(s):
Tsukasa Kotobuki
Yoshikazu Yasuhiko

Musical Composer:
Takayuki Hattori

6 episodes (OVA); 13 episodes (TV re-edit)

Video Release (OVA):
Japan 02.28.2015 – 05.08.2018
U.S. 08.01.2017 – 07.02.2019

Airdates (TV version):
Japan 04.29.2019 – 08.12.2019
U.S. 07.06.2019 – 10.05.2019


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