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F90U Gundam F90 U-Type

 

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General and Technical Data

 

Model number: F90U
Code name: Gundam F90 U-Type
Unit type: atmospheric escape mobile suit
Manufacturer: Strategic Naval Research Institute
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
Rollout: September UC 0111
Accommodation: pilot only, in panoramic monitor/linear seat cockpit in torso
Dimensions: head height 14.8 meters
Weight: empty 9.8 metric tons; max gross weight unknown
Armor materials: Gundarium alloy ceramic composite
Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, power output rating unknown
Propulsion: rocket thrusters: total output unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; 11 x hardpoint, used for mounting external weapons, armor, and equipment, 1 located on each leg, 1 located on each hip armor plate, 1 located on each front skirt armor plate, 1 located on each forearm, 1 located on each shoulder, 1 located on backpack; weapon mount, used to carry beam rifle or mega beam bazooka, located on rear skirt armor plate; flexible mount latch, mounted on waist; A.R. (Amuro Ray) AI system
Fixed armaments: 2 x vulcan gun, mounted in head; 2 x beam saber, stored in recharge racks in backpack, hand-carried in use

Optional fixed armaments: shield, can be mounted on either forearm hardpoint or stored on backpack hardpoint
Optional hand armaments: beam rifle, powered by replaceable e-pac, can be stored on weapon mount

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

One of many F90 Gundam F90 optional armament variations developed by the Earth Federation Forces' SNRI during the UC 0110s and 0120s, the F90U Gundam F90 U-Type (Up-Lift) was developed for atmospheric escape. Compared to other mission packs, the U-Type utilized a full-range aircraft that could operate on the ground and in space. A large cylindrical unit was attached to the U-Type's shoulder hardpoints for travel into space. Additionally, cover parts were mounted over the suit to protect important components like the cockpit and head. After achieving atmospheric escape, the U-Type could eject its equipment and quickly transition to battle. The U-Type's armaments included vulcan guns, beam sabers, a shield and a beam rifle.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Appearances: F90 A to Z Project
Original mechanical designer: Kunio Okawara

 

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Cockpit

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