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The Zanzibar-class Kai (CCM-91 Chimaira) was a Zanzibar-class deployed by the Principality of Zeon. It first appeared as a part of the MSV-R line.

Technology & Combat Characteristics

The Zanzibar-class Kai (CCM-91 Chimaira) is designed for MS transportation, and a cargo bay unit has been added to the rear of the hull to increase the mounting capacity of MS. The unit consists of one electromagnetic catapult deck for MS launch, and the interior consists of a hangar and a residential floor.


  • Mega Particle Gun

The CCM-91 Chimaira-class is armed with four mega particle guns, two on each side of the ship. They are locked in a forward firing position, requiring the ship to constantly face the enemy if it needs to use them. They are retractable and can be locked in hatches for protection.

  • J-Missile Launch Tube

The CCM-91 Chimaira-class is armed with two large launch tubes, each capable of firing a large J-missile, which was capable of seriously crippling or even destroying a ship in a single attack.

  • Anti-Aircraft Gun

The CCM-91 Chimaira-class is armed with five 2-barrel anti-aircraft guns used for defending against enemy fighters and mobile suits. There is one under the nose of the ship, two on each side near the front, and one atop each of its large engine intakes. They are unsuitable for anti-ship combat purposes.

Special Equipment & Features

  • Space Cargo Unit

The CCM-91 Chimaira-class is equipped with a large space cargo unit, with a large launch and retrieval deck underneath the ship. The cargo unit is attached to the rear of the ship, equipped with four massive propellant tanks and thrusters, three additional secondary thrusters, and added internal space to hold additional mobile suits or mobile armors.


In U.C. 0079, the Zanzibar-class Kai (CCM-91 Chimaira) was a ship belonging to the Chimera Corps. The army brass ordered the development of the of the Zanzibar-class Kai, in response to the sense of danger from the White Base and the mobile units on board. But the ship was not developed specifically for the Chimera Corps. According to documents, only three Zanzibar-class Kai were built and one was assigned to the elite Chimera Corps. It is said that the other two Zanzibar-class Kai ships were not used during the war. The current status of all Zanzibar-class Kai ships are unknown. At the end of One Year War, many ships have left to Axis but there were no reports of the CCM-91 Chimaira. There were witness seeing a ship in the corridor reef airspace right before the end of the One Year War. However, based on the ship's characteristics, it was not a match.


Notes & Trivia

  • The Action Graphic artwork from the MSV-R design entry spells it "Chimaira", which is the correct name. "Chimera" and "Chimaera" are the Latinized versions of this.


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MSV-R Mechanics
Earth Federation
Mobile Weapon
Full Armor Gundam's variations
FA-78-1B Full Armor Gundam Type B | FA-78[G] Full Armor Gundam Ground Type
Heavy Gundam's variation
FA-78-2 Heavy Gundam (Unit 2)
GM Cannon's variations
RGC-80-1 GM Cannon Test Type | RGC-80S GM Cannon Space Assault Type
GM Sniper Custom's variations
RGM-79HC GM Guard Custom | RGM-79KC GM Interceptor Custom | RGM-79SC GM Sniper Custom (Shimoda Squad Type)
GM's variations
RGM-79LV GM Night Seeker II | RGM-79U GM Sloep | RGM-79V GM Night Seeker
Guntank's variation
RMV-3M Local Control Type Guntank
Guncannon's variation
RX-77-3D Guncannon Heavy Arms Type D
Gundam's variation
RX-78-2 Gundam Real Type | RX-78SP Gunner Gundam
Ball's variations
RB-79F Ball Type F | RB-79M Ball Type M

Aircraft / Spacecraft
FF-S5 Raven Sword | FF-X5 Prototype Core Fighter | FF-X7BstPLAN004 Core Booster Plan004 | G-Fighter Assault Landing Type | G-Fighter Bomber Type | G-Fighter Space Type
Transporter / Supply Ship
CB-X5(SGT) Assault Type Gunperry
Cruiser / Mother Ship
SCV-102 Nelson
Principality of Zeon
Mobile Weapon
Agg's variation
EMS-05F Azock
Zaku I's variation
MS-05Q Zaku I (Norris Custom)
Zaku II's variations
MS-06A Zaku II First Mass Production Type | MS-06FS Zaku II | MS-06R-1A Zaku II High Mobility Type | MS-06S Zaku II Commander Type
Zaku II Ground Type's variations
MS-06D Zaku Desert Type | MS-06G Zaku II High Mobility Ground Type | MS-06GR Zaku II High Mobility Ground Type Kai | MS-06JK Zaku Half Cannon | MS-06K Zaku Cannon (Gatling Gun Equipment Type) | MS-06V-8 Zaku Tank (Wild Boar)
Gouf's variations
MS-07G-1 Gouf Vijayanta | MS-07G-2 Gouf Tactical Assault Type | MS-07W Gouf Combined Test Type
Dom's variations
MS-09 Dom Cold Climate Type | MS-09M Dom Mermaid | MS-09R Rick Dom Dozle Zabi Custom | YMS-09J Dom High Speed Experimental Type
Gelgoog's variations
MS-14B Gelgoog Uma Lightning Custom | MS-14BR Gelgoog High Mobility R type | MS-14C-1A Gelgoog Cannon | MS-14GD Gelgoog G
Z'Gok's variation
MSM-07N Ram Z’Gok
Gyan's variation
YMS-15E Gyan Eos
Bigro's variation
MA-05R Big Ruf
Grublo's variation
MAM-07-X3 Grublo Underwater Bit-Mounted Prototype
Zakrello's variation
MAN-00X-2 Brawrello
MSM-06 Jurick

Aircraft / Spacecraft
Dodai GA | G87 Luna Tank | Gobble
Cruiser / Mother Ship
CCM-91 Chimaira | Gagaul-class