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MS-06R-1 Zaku R-1 (aka High Mobility Type)

 

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MS-06R-1 Zaku II R-1

 

General and Technical Data

 

Model number: MS-06R-1
Code name: Zaku II R-1 (aka High Mobility Type)
Unit type: high mobility test type mobile suit
Manufacturer: Zeonic Company
Operator: Principality of Zeon
First deployment: UC 0079
Accommodation: pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso
Dimensions: unknown
Weight: unknown
Armor materials: unknown
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown
Fixed armaments: none
Optional hand armaments: none

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

Following the successful test trials of the MS-06RP Zaku II RP during the One Year War, a few minor modifications are made to the design and the new MS-06R-1 Zaku II R-1 goes into a limited production run of 22 units. Assigned to specially-selected pilots for field tests and evaluations, the R-1 is highly popular, receiving only a handful of minor complaints and suggestions. With its additional and improved thrusters and increased fuel load, the design proves to be a considerable improvement over the standard MS-06F model. One particular R-1-type unit belongs to ace pilot Shin Matsunaga, whose distinctive white paint scheme and battle record earn him the nickname "White Wolf of Solomon."

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Pilot: Shin Matsunaga
Appearances: MSV (Mobile Suit Variations); Mobile Suit Gundam: Encounters in Space
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

 

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