Model number: UWMF/S-1
Code name: 
Unit type:
 Water Adapted Search & Patrol Type mobile suit
Manufacturer: ZAFT (Zodiac Alliance of Freedom Treaty)
Operator: ZAFT
First deployment: C.E. 70
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: ultracompact energy battery, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: active/passive sonar array, electric field sensors (AKA “Lorenzini sensors”), range unknown; towed sonar array canister and ultra-long-wave data communication system
Fixed armaments: none
Optional hand armaments: 
rocket dart launcher, MMI-TT04 405mm Mk-II multipurpose torpedo launcher, phonon maser cannon

During the course of the Bloody Valentine War, ZAFT created many variants of their standard mobile suit ZGMF-1017 GINN for use in different environments. One such variation was the UWMF/S-1 GINN WASP (Water Adapted Search and Patrol) Type. Because most of the WASP’s exterior was the same as the standard GINN, it was easy to convert a GINN to the WASP Type. This unit was designed for use in aquatic environments, and although it usually patrolled areas with shallow water, it could operate at depths of up to 100 meters. The WASP was used to destroy enemy bases and ships near the shoreline, but it also served as a support unit for amphibious suits such as the UMF-4A GOOhN and UMF-5 ZnO. The WASP’s optional armament consisted of a rocket dart launcher, a torpedo launcher and the rare phonon maser cannon. For its search functions, the WASP Type was outfitted with a large sensor unit and search light on its head, and it could also be equipped with an optional towed sonar array. This sonar array was also used by the Earth Alliance’s GAT-X255 Forbidden Blue and GAT-706S Deep Forbidden underwater mobile suits. After the war, ZAFT produced the UWMF/S-1 GINN WASP Type Custom, which featured improved Lorenzini sensors.

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED MSV
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara


MMI-TT04 405mm Mk-II multipurpose torpedo launcher


Rear view


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