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Please note that this is the Gundam Wiki's article on the mobile suit from M-MSV; if you are looking for the article on mobile suit from Mobile Suit Discovery then you should head to RAG-79-G1 Gundam Marine Type/Origin.
The RAG-79-G1 Gundam Marine Type (水中型ガンダム?) (aka Marine Type Gundam or Gundiver) is an Earth Federation Forces Mobile suit from the Universal Century, which first appeared in the Kunio Okawara Collection (SD Club No.13) design series and later on in the side story manga Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn: The Noble Shroud.

Technology & Combat Characteristics

The Gundam Marine Type is a fully customized RAG-79 Aqua GM used by the Federation. Although the unit is built from the same basic frame of the Aqua GM, it was adapted with more advanced technologies during its development to improve its adaptability in amphibious combat.

One such feature is the improved Minovsky type reactor, which is custom designed to work underwater and allows it to use beam weapons while underwater. Other such improvements in performance is the increased power in the thrusters, allowing it to cruise underwater without problems. In design wise, the unit is designed with a Gundam-Like head to reflect the famous RX-78-2 Gundam.

Armaments

  • Torpedo Pod
Located on the back are two torpedo pods.
  • Explosive Harpoon Gun
Located on the left forearm, a directional explosive is built into the tip of the harpoon to destroy the enemy MS from the inside.
  • Hand Anchor
A rocket anchor weapon equipped into the Waterproof Gundam's right forearm for close combat purposes. It has a grappling claw that can catch enemy units to pull them into the suit's combat range. It can also be used to restrict the movements of an enemy mobile suit.
  • Beam Pick
Among the Waterproof Gundam's weapons that are designed for use in the water are its beam picks. These are like beam sabers but with a shorter blade and the Waterproof Gundam has two beam picks that can be stored on its right waist.
  • Underwater-Use Beam Rifle
A modified beam rifle that can be used underwater. The beam rifle is fitted with a curved cover to narrow and converge the beam, which reduces the loss of the beam in the water.

History

One surviving Waterproof Gundam was deployed at Dakar during the events of Mobile Suit Gundam Unicorn, alongside two RAG-79 Aqua GM units to fight against The Sleeves. The Waterproof Gundam however was no match against the more advanced AMS-129M Zee Zulu units deployed by The Sleeves and was destroyed in combat.

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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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