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YMAF-X6BD Zamza-Zah

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General and Technical Data

Model number: YMAF-X6BD
Code name:
 Zamza-Zah
Unit type:
 experimental attack use mobile armor
Manufacturer:
 Adukurf Mechano-Industries
Operator: 
Earth Alliance
First deployment:
 C.E. 73
Accommodation:
 one pilot and two gunners, in cockpit in main body
Dimensions:
 overall length 47.13 meters (claws extended); overall height unknown
Weight:
 max gross weight 526.45 metric tons
Armor materials:
 unknown
Powerplant:
 unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features:
 sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments:
4 x M534 “Gamzatov” multi-phase energy cannon, operable only when hyper-oscillation crushers are retracted; 4 x GAU111 cannon, mounted over legs; 4 x Mk79 low-pressure gun, mounted on main body; 4 x XM518 “Vasiliev” hyper-oscillation crusher, retractable, mounted on legs; 16 x 75mm automatic multi-barrel CIWS “Igelstellung,” 4 mounted on each leg; positron reflector shield

Technical and Historical Notes

During the Bloody Valentine War, the Earth Alliance was slow to introduce mobile suits as replacements for the aging mobile armor TS-MA2 Moebius. Even after developing their own mobile suits, the Alliance continued to experiment with mobile armor designs, such as the YMAF-X6BD Zamza-Zah. The crab-like Zamza-Zah dwarfed the fighter-like Moebius and was operated by one pilot and two gunners. The Zamza-Zah was heavily armed with a wide array of weapons, including four energy cannons, four claw-like hyper-oscillation crushers, four cannons, four low-pressure guns and 16 CIWS guns. In addition to these armaments, the Zamza-Zah was also equipped with a powerful positron deflector shield, capable of blocking a direct shot from a battleship-level positron cannon. During the early stages of the Second Bloody Valentine War in late C.E. 73, the Alliance deployed a Zamza-Zah unit to attack the ZAFT battleship Minerva after it left the territorial waters of the Orb Union. The Zamza-Zah was ultimately destroyed at close range with a beam saber attack from Shinn Asuka’s ZGMF-X56S/α Force Impulse Gundam. Months later, the Alliance deployed more Zamza-Zah units at their Daedalus lunar base and near the Requiem cannon’s Fauré relay station.

Miscellaneous Information

First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam SEED DESTINY
Original mechanical designer: Kimitoshi Yamane

Lineart

N/A

Gundam SEED DESTINY Info


Director:
Mitsuo Fukuda

Writer(s):
Chiaki Morosawa
Hiroyuki Yoshino
Hiroshi Ohnogi
Kazuho Hyodo
Shigeru Morita
Natsuko Takahashi
Yuuichi Nomura

Mechanical Designer(s):
Kunio Okawara
Kimitoshi Yamane

Character Designer:
Hisashi Hirai

Musical Composer:
Toshihiko Sahashi

Format:
50 episodes; 1 TV special; 4 compilation movies

Airdates (Original):
Japan 10.09.2004 – 12.25.2005

Airdates (HD Remaster):
Japan 04.xx.2013 – 03.xx.2014

Video Release (SE):
Japan 05.26.2006 – 02.23.2007
U.S. 06.17.2008 – 01.13.2009

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