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The RB-79M Ball Type M (aka Ball Bomber) is a variant of the original RB-79 Ball. It first appeared as a part of the MSV-R line.

Technology & Combat Characteristics

A modified version of the Ball developed by the Earth Federation Forces. As a result of the search for a way to operate the Ball as a versatile weapon that could be used not only for its original combat support mission, but also for engineering missions and hand-to-hand combat, this machine, equipped with a large number of space mine dispersal pods, was developed to be able to respond to anti-fleet and MS battles. The low-recoil cannon that was the standard armament of the original model has been replaced with a composite sensor, and the manipulator arms have been shortened to prevent contact when spraying mines. Because of its shape, it is nicknamed "locker" and "lunch box" among maintenance soldiers.


  • MMB-05E Floating Mine
A total of 48 floating mines, 24 in each of the left and right containers at the rear of the machine. Upon launch, it deploys a total of six sensors on the top, bottom, left, right, front and back. In addition to contact detonation, there are several other detonation modes available.


Test operations were conducted in early October of UC 0079. After that, it was mainly deployed in Luna II, and scattered mines on the regular routes of the Principality's patrol fleets, achieving results that far exceeded the expectations of the upper management.

At the end of the One Year War, it was deployed in the harsh and difficult mission of deploying mines during fleet battles, and one third of the total production was lost. After the war, all remaining units were recovered and converted to the regular Ball or F-Type.



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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