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Model Number: MS-06F2

Code Name: Zaku II

Unit Type: Mass production all purpose mobile suit

Operator: Duchy of Zeon

Accommodations: Pilot only, in standard cockpit in torso

Dimensions: Head height 17.5m

Weight: 49.9t

Construction: Titan Ceramic Composite Material

Powerplant: Minovsky type ultracompact fusion reactor, output rated at 976 kW

Propulsion: rocket thrusters: 3 x 24500 kg, 2 x 3000 kg; vernier thrusters/apogee motors: 14

Performance: maximum thruster acceleration 1.07 G; 180-degree turn time 1.6 seconds; maximum ground running speed 103 km/h

Equipment and design features:

Sensors, range 3200 meters

Fixed armaments:

3 x Hand Grenade, stored on right hip armor

Heat hawk, stored on rear hip armor, hand-carried in use

optional, Schtrum faust

Optional hand armaments:

90mm machine gun, optional grenade launcher under barrel, extra clips and grenades stored in shield

With resources scarce and offensive technology constantly being leapfrogged by the enemy, the Principality military created a program to upgrade existing MS units.  The most obvious choice for an upgrade was the reliable, but dated, Zaku II.  The FZ model improves on its base with a new cockpit and added thrusters, making it much more maneuverable.  Unfortunately the changes are a drain on fuel, cutting its operational time in half.