Model number: XM-06
Code name: Dahgi-Iris
Unit type: commander’s reconnaissance mobile suit
Manufacturer: Crossbone Vanguard
Operator(s): Crossbone Vanguard; Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: UC 0123
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 15.0 meters
Weight: empty 9.7 metric tons; max gross 22.5 metric tons
Armor materials: titanium alloy high ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 3,620 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 99,990 kg total (2 x 25,540 kg, 2 x 11,030 kg, 3 x 8,950 kg); vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 87
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; additional improved sensor systems on torso and in shoulders
Fixed armaments: 3-barrel diffuse beam cannon, mounted on torso; beam saber, stored in recharge rack in rear waist armor, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, powered by rechargeable energy cap; shield, can be optionally mounted on either forearm
A reconnaissance mobile suit designed for use by officers, the Crossbone Vanguard’s XM-06 Dahgi-Iris was typically used in conjunction with a team of XM-03 Ebirhu-S recon units in a supervisory and escort role. Unlike most other Crossbone Vanguard mobile suits, the Dahgi-Iris was not equipped with a beam shield, as its operation interfered with the reception of data by the highly sensitive sensor systems planted all over the mobile suit’s body. In its place, the Dahgi-Iris carried a standard solid shield, and it was also armed with a diffuse beam cannon in its torso for additional heavy firepower to complement its beam rifle and beam saber. One Dahgi-Iris unit was piloted by Annamarie Brougia, who later defected to the Earth Federation Forces during the Crossbone Vanguard invasion of UC 0123. Annamarie’s Dahgi-Iris was then repainted into an off-yellow color to more easily distinguish it from its loyal Crossbone counterparts. However, Annamarie was killed in her first sortie for the EFF by her former Crossbone commander, ace pilot Zabine Chareux.
Pilot: Annamarie Brougia
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam F91
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara
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