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Magellan class

 

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Normal version

Equipped with atmospheric escape booster

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Magellan class

 

General and Technical Data

 

Class: Magellan

Ships of the line: Ananke, Titan, Forrestal
Unit type:
battleship
Manufacturer: Earth Federation Forces
Operator: Earth Federation Forces
First deployment: UC 0070
Dimensions: overall height 128.6 meters; overall length 346.6 meters; overall width 121.6 meters
Weight: unknown
Propulsion: unknown
Equipment and design features: sensors, range unknown; optional atmospheric escape booster
Fixed armaments: 2 x large mega particle cannon, mounted in bow; 6 x secondary 2-barrel mega particle cannon, mounted in midship and aft sections; many x machine gun, mounted across hull; 4 x missile launcher, mounted in forward section

 

Technical and Historical Notes

 

The main battleship of the Earth Federation Space Force, the Magellan class were heavily armed and armored, typically reserved for fleet commanders and other high-ranking officers. Like the Salamis class, the Magellan was a product of the EFF's 70s Armament Reinforcement Plan. Both classes predated the introduction of mobile suits and thus lack the ability to carry them. However, like the rest of the fleet they were pressed into use as MS transports late in the One Year War, carrying units into combat lashed to the outer hull. The Magellan was the most heavily armed of the One Year War era EFSF fleet, mounting multiple mega particle cannon turrets, with numerous machine gun turrets and missile launchers.

 

Miscellaneous Information

 

Appearances: Mobile Suit Gundam: The Origin (anime)
Original mechanical designer: Mika Akitaka

 

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