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}}The '''FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam''' first appeared as a part of Kunio Okawara's ''Missing Mobile Suit Variations'' (''M-MSV''). It was later redesigned and appears in the video game ''[[Mobile Suit Gundam: Battlefield Record U.C. 0081]]''.
The '''FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam''' first appeared as a part of Kunio Okawara's ''Missing Mobile Suit Variations'' (''M-MSV''). The Gundam was later redesigned and updated and appears in the video game ''[[Mobile Suit Gundam: Battlefield Record U.C. 0081]]''.
 
   
 
==Technology & Combat Characteristics==
 
==Technology & Combat Characteristics==
<p sab="988">The FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam is the armor-equipped space combat version of the RX-78-7 7th Gundam. Unlike the previous FA-78-1 Full Armor Gundam, the Full Armor 7th Gundam is able to fight without any drop in performance. This is accomplished with the addition of sub generators and propellant tanks in the Full Armor components. The emphasis of the Full Armor components is offensive power rather than defensive power.
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The FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam is the armor-equipped version of the [[RX-78-7 7th Gundam]]. Unlike the previous FA-78-1 Full Armor Gundam, the Full Armor 7th Gundam is able to fight without any drop in performance. This is accomplished with the addition of sub generators and propellant tanks in the Full Armor components. The emphasis of the Full Armor components is offensive power rather than defensive power.
   
 
==Armaments==
 
==Armaments==
 
;*60mm Vulcan Gun
 
;*60mm Vulcan Gun
:Mounted in the head, these shell firing weapons have a high-rate of fire but have little power and can't damage the thick armor of a mobile suit, though it can damage lightly armored areas such as the sensors. The weapons are ideal for shooting down small, fast moving, lightly armored targets such as missiles, small land vehicles, and attack helicopters.
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:Mounted in the head, these shell firing weapons have high rate of fire but little power and can't damage the armor of a mobile suit, though they can damage lightly armored areas such as the sensors. They are ideal for shooting down small, lightly armored targets such as missiles, attack vehicles, etc.
   
 
;*Beam Saber
 
;*Beam Saber
:The standard close range armament for most Federation mobile suits. The beam saber is a small cylindrical device held in the mobile suit's hands when operated and is powered by an energy capacitor that is recharged from special racks. The beam saber is capable of cutting through any metal that has not been treated with anti-beam coating. The FA-78-3 is equipped with two beam saber stored in recharge racks located in the backpack. One can be used as a reserve weapon, or both can be used simultaneously in a twin sword fashion.
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:The standard close range armament for most Federation mobile suits. The beam saber is a small device held in the mobile suit's hands when operated and is powered by a rechargeable energy capacitor. It can cut through any armor not treated with anti-beam coating. The FA-78-3 has two beam saber stored in the backpack. One can be used as a reserve weapon, or both can be used simultaneously in a twin sword fashion.
   
 
;*Hand Beam Spray Gun
 
;*Hand Beam Spray Gun
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;*Beam Rifle
 
;*Beam Rifle
:A revolutionary weapon for its time, the beam rifle is the primary weapon used by the Gundam. Making use of the Federations E-cap (or "energy capacitor") technology, the rifle uses charged concentrations of Minovsky particles as ammunition. This gives the beam rifle firepower equivalent to that of a battleship's beam cannons. As the Minovsky particles destroy matter on a molecular scale, the beam rifle can penetrate even the thickest armor and destroy its target with a single shot. One weak point of the rifle was its energy limits. The rifle could only be fired a certain number of times before depleting its energy and becoming useless.
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:A custom-made weapon for RX-78-7, it has a longer range and a higher rate of fire compared to beam rifles from the One Year War era.
   
 
;*Hyper Bazooka
 
;*Hyper Bazooka
:Technically a large rocket launcher it could fire several 380mm missiles to attack targets at long range. No mass-production MS's armor can stop this weapon. While very powerful the Hyper Bazooka had a slow rate of fire and fairly little of ammunition. Most oftenly used to take out slow, heavily armored targets.
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:Technically a large rocket launcher, it fires rockets to attack targets at long range. No mass-production MS's armor can stop this weapon, but it has a slow rate of fire and fairly little of ammunition.
   
 
;*Shield
 
;*Shield
:Hand-carried, forearm-mounted or stored on the Gundam's backpack, the shield is a simple defense used to block most incoming ballistic and explosive projectiles. Also used to great effect in close quarters battle with enemy mobile suits. Has a view port than can be sealed off with an internal blast plate.
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:The shield is a simple defense used to block most incoming ballistic and explosive projectiles. It is also treated with anti-beam coating to to withstand several beam shots before the coating wears off.
   
 
;*Beam Spray Gun
 
;*Beam Spray Gun
   
 
;*Grenade Launcher
 
;*Grenade Launcher
:A pair of grenade launchers could optionally be equipped onto the mobile suit's forearms. These grenades are not very effective against large ships, but are ideal mid-range anti-mobile suit weapons.
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:A pair of grenade launchers could optionally be equipped onto the mobile suit's forearms.
   
 
==History==
 
==History==
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srwhotnews_pla8_hgucfa787box.jpg|[[High Grade Universal Century|HGUC]] 1/144 FA-78-3 Full Armor Gundam 7th
 
srwhotnews_pla8_hgucfa787box.jpg|[[High Grade Universal Century|HGUC]] 1/144 FA-78-3 Full Armor Gundam 7th
Fa-78-3fullarmor.jpg|Full Armor 7th Gundam (Fix Figuration version)
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Fa-78-3fullarmor.jpg|Fix Figuration version
RX-78-7 FA.jpg
 
Fa-78-3-war-card.gif|Full Armor 7th Gundam - Gundam War Card
 
 
GFF - RX787 FA783 HFA783 7th Gundam.jpg|Gundam Fix Figuration - FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam w/ [[RX-78-7 7th Gundam]] and [[HFA-78-3 Heavy Full Armor 7th Gundam]]
 
GFF - RX787 FA783 HFA783 7th Gundam.jpg|Gundam Fix Figuration - FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam w/ [[RX-78-7 7th Gundam]] and [[HFA-78-3 Heavy Full Armor 7th Gundam]]
Full Armor 7th Gundam.jpg|Full Armor 7th Gundam from SD Gundam G Generation Overworld
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Bigro 0081.jpg|[[MA-05 Bigro]] attacking Full Armor 7th Gundam as seen on [[Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record U.C. 0081 -The Wrath of Varuna-|Battlefield Record U.C. 0081 -The Wrath of Varuna-]] manga
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Bigro 0081.jpg|Vs. [[MA-05 Bigro]] as seen on [[Mobile Suit Gundam Battlefield Record U.C. 0081 -The Wrath of Varuna-|Battlefield Record U.C. 0081 -The Wrath of Varuna-]] manga
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Fa-78-3-war-card.gif|Gundam War Card
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Full Armor 7th Gundam.jpg|In SD Gundam G Generation Overworld
 
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Revision as of 12:54, August 5, 2019

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The FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam first appeared as a part of Kunio Okawara's Missing Mobile Suit Variations (M-MSV). It was later redesigned and appears in the video game Mobile Suit Gundam: Battlefield Record U.C. 0081.

Technology & Combat Characteristics

The FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam is the armor-equipped version of the RX-78-7 7th Gundam. Unlike the previous FA-78-1 Full Armor Gundam, the Full Armor 7th Gundam is able to fight without any drop in performance. This is accomplished with the addition of sub generators and propellant tanks in the Full Armor components. The emphasis of the Full Armor components is offensive power rather than defensive power.

Armaments

  • 60mm Vulcan Gun
Mounted in the head, these shell firing weapons have high rate of fire but little power and can't damage the armor of a mobile suit, though they can damage lightly armored areas such as the sensors. They are ideal for shooting down small, lightly armored targets such as missiles, attack vehicles, etc.
  • Beam Saber
The standard close range armament for most Federation mobile suits. The beam saber is a small device held in the mobile suit's hands when operated and is powered by a rechargeable energy capacitor. It can cut through any armor not treated with anti-beam coating. The FA-78-3 has two beam saber stored in the backpack. One can be used as a reserve weapon, or both can be used simultaneously in a twin sword fashion.
  • Hand Beam Spray Gun
  • Long Range Beam Cannon
  • Micro-Missile
  • 4-tube Missile Pod
  • 3-tube Missile Pod
  • Beam Rifle
A custom-made weapon for RX-78-7, it has a longer range and a higher rate of fire compared to beam rifles from the One Year War era.
  • Hyper Bazooka
Technically a large rocket launcher, it fires rockets to attack targets at long range. No mass-production MS's armor can stop this weapon, but it has a slow rate of fire and fairly little of ammunition.
  • Shield
The shield is a simple defense used to block most incoming ballistic and explosive projectiles. It is also treated with anti-beam coating to to withstand several beam shots before the coating wears off.
  • Beam Spray Gun
  • Grenade Launcher
A pair of grenade launchers could optionally be equipped onto the mobile suit's forearms.

History

Variants

Gallery

Notes and Trivia

References


External Links


M-MSV Mechanics
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Earth Federation/Titans
Mobile Weapon
Gundam's variations
FA-78-3 Full Armor 7th Gundam | HFA-78-3 Heavy Full Armor 7th Gundam | RX-78-4 Gundam Unit 4 "G04" | RX-78-5 Gundam Unit 5 "G05" | RX-78-6 Mudrock Gundam | RX-78-7 7th Gundam
Psyco Gundam's variations
MRX-007 Prototype Psyco Gundam | MRX-011 Mass Production Type Psyco Gundam
GM's variations
RAG-79 Aqua GM | RAG-79-G1 Waterproof Gundam | RGM-79F Desert GM | RGM-79F Land Combat Type GM
Guncannon's variation
RX-77-1A Guncannon A
ν Gundam 's variation
RX-94 Mass Production Type ν Gundam
Other
RX-81LA G-Line Light Armor | RX-81ST G-Line Standard Armor
Principality of Zeon
Mobile Weapon
Zaku II High Mobility Type's variation
MS-06R-3S High Mobility Type Zaku
Gogg's variation
MSM-03-1 Prototype Gogg
Bigro's variation
MA-05 Bigro Kai
Other
MSM-02 Hydro Test Type | MS-04 Prototype Zaku
AEUG/Karaba
Mobile Weapon
Gundam Mk-III's variation
FA-007GIII Full Armor Gundam Mk-III
Hyaku Shiki Kai's variations
FA-00100S Full Armor Hyaku Shiki Kai | MSK-100S Land Combat Hyaku Shiki Kai
ZZ Gundam's variations
MSZ-009 Prototype ZZ Gundam | MSZ-009B Prototype ZZ Gundam B Type | MSZ-013 Mass Production Type ZZ Gundam
Rick Dias's variation
RX-098 Prototype Rick Dias
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