G-Fighter Space Type

The G-Fighter Space Type was a space use fighter produced by the Earth Federation.

History

Following the success of the G-Fighter Bomber Type, the Earth Federation developed a version specifically for space usage.

G-Fighter Space Type from Mobile Suit Variations R

G-Fighter Space Type from Mobile Suit Variations R

Design

The G-Fighter Space Type was developed from theG-Fighter Bomber Type.

The compartment used for storing bombs replaced with an additional rocket engine to boost the fighter’s speed.

G-Fighter Space Type from Mobile Suit Variations R

G-Fighter Space Type from Mobile Suit Variations R

Armaments

The G-Fighter Space Type was armed with vulcan guns and missile launchers for ranged attacks.

Nose missiles

There were a pair of missiles mounted in the nose of the G-Fighter Space Type.

Vulcan guns

Two 25 mm vulcan guns were mounted in each side of fighter’s nose. The four fire-linked guns were the primary weapon of the bomber. Although they were barely able to damage mobile suits, the gunfire could distract the mobile suit pilots while they try to take down the fighter.

Three-tube missile launchers

There were a pair of three-tube missile launchers mounted on the top of fighter, just behind the canopy cockpit. The missiles could be used against enemy mobile suits, ships or ground targets.

Behind the scenes

Kunio Okawara was the original mechanical designer.

Appearances