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YMS-09R-2 Prototype Rick Dom Zwei

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General and Technical Data

Model number: YMS-09R-2
Code name: Prototype Rick Dom Zwei
Unit type: prototype space combat mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zimmad Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon/Zeon remnants
Rollout: UC 0079
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: overall height 18.5 meters
Weight: empty 45.3 metric tons; max gross 79.4 metric tons
Armor materials: super hard steel alloy
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 1,219 kW
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 107,500 kg total
Performance: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: diffuse beam cannon, mounted in torso; heat saber, battery powered, stored in recharge rack on back, hand-carried in use
Optional hand armaments: raketen bazooka, clip-fed, 5 rounds per clip, spare clips can be stored on waist armor storage racks; MMP-80 machine gun, clip-fed, 32 rounds per clip, spare clips can be stored on waist armor storage racks, machine gun can be stored on rear skirt armor storage rack

Technical and Historical Notes

The YMS-09R-2 Prototype Rick Dom Zwei was a prototype version of the MS-09R-2 Rick Dom II, a mobile suit created as part of the Principality of Zeon’s United Maintenance Plan. The plan’s goal was to upgrade and improve existing mobile suit designs and to make its own manufacturing capabilities more streamlined by incorporating similar parts and systems in several different mobile suit lines. This plan also served to help mobile suit pilots easily make the transition from one type of mobile suit to another, as all of the suits produced under the United Maintenance Plan were similar to each other in terms of operation. After the One Year War, Cima Garahau became enraged when superior officer Asakura ordered her to hand over her ship, the Lili Marleen, as compensation to the Earth Federation Forces. She attempted to kill Asakura with her MS-14Fs Gelgoog Marine, but Anavel Gato launched in a Prototype Rick Dom Zwei to stop her.

Miscellaneous Information

Pilot: Anavel Gato
First appearance: Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Original mechanical designer: Hajime Katoki

Lineart
ms-06f-2 mmp-80
MMP-80 machine gun
ms-09ftrop-bazooka
Raketen bazooka
Gundam 0083 Info


Director(s):
Takashi Imanishi
Mitsuko Kase

Writer(s):
Fuyunori Gobu
Ryosuke Takahashi
Akinori Endo
Tomohide Ohkuma

Mechanical Designer(s):
Hajime Katoki
Shoji Kawamori
Mika Akitaka
Junya Ishigaki
Yasushi Ishizu

Character Designer:
Toshihiro Kawamoto

Musical Composer:
Mitsuo Hagita

Format:
13 episodes; 1 compilation movie

Video Release:
Japan 05.23.1991 – 09.24.1992
U.S. 01.22.2002 – 07.23.2002

Theatrical Release:
Japan 08.29.1992

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