The Zanzibar II-class
Limited Production Commander-use Mobile Assault Cruiser
Ships of the Line
CCM-87 Lili Marleen, Kerberos, Kerberos II, Vampire, Tempest,
120 meters 393.701 ft <br />4,724.409 in <br />
223 meters 22,300 cm <br />731.627 ft <br />8,779.528 in <br />
6 x Thermonuclear Jet/Rocket Engine
2 x Twin Mega Particle Gun 4 x Twin Mega Particle Secondary Gun 8 x 120mm Twin Cannon 2 x J-Missile Launch Tube is a variant of the Zanzibar II-class Zanzibar-class from .
Mobile Suit Gundam 0083: Stardust Memory
Technology & Combat Characteristics
Zanzibar II-class cruisers gained an additional four two-barrel beam turrets which made the ship as powerful as a Federation's . It was capable of carrying eight mobile suits, and as the original, it could replace four mobile suits by a mobile armor on its hangar. The ship also featured a side mounted catapult and a rear launch deck located between the engines. It was also capable of better atmospheric flight due to a more aerodynamic design and the increase of its engines power.
Twin Mega Particle Secondary Gun
At least one
Zanzibar II-class ship, the Lili Marleen, was used as a flagship for the Cima Fleet during Aiguille Delaz's Operation Stardust.
Lili Marleen was destroyed during the final phase of Operation: Stardust by the Earth Federation's experimental Mobile Armor, the RX-78GP03D Gundam "Dendrobium Orchis".
Zanzibar-class ships are seen in , Mobile Suit Gundam , and The 08th MS Team . In U.C. 0090, at least three Gundam 0083 Zanzibar II-class cruisers are used by the 32nd battalion "Desert Liner", 19th Regiment, and the 33th Independent Battalion "Night Shade" remnant forces of the first Neo Zeon movement in .
Mobile Suit Gundam: The Return of Zeon
Zanzibar II-class mobile cruiser "Lili Marleen" as featured in Gundam War Nexa card game
Zanzibar II-class mobile cruiser "Lili Marleen" as featured in Gundam Cross War card game
Cima Fleet's Zanzibar II-class mobile cruiser "Lili Marleen" under attack during Operation Stardust (from
"Mobile Cruiser Lili Marleen" figure set (North American release; 2002): package front view.
M&V "Mobile Cruiser Lili Marleen" figure set (North American release; 2002): package rear view.
M&V "Zanzibar II Class Mobile Cruiser Lily Marrein" figure set (Japanese limited Toy's Dream Project release; 2005): package front view.
M&V "Zanzibar II Class Mobile Cruiser Lily Marrein" figure set (Japanese limited Toy's Dream Project release; 2005): package rear view.
1/3500 Lili Marleen mini-figurine as part of B-Club's 1/7 "Cima Garahau & Lili Marleen" completed figure set (2006): box art
Notes & Trivia
The Zanzibar II cruiser Lili Marleen of Cima Fleet is named after the eponymous German love song performed by Lale Andersen and later by Marlene Dietrich during the 1940s.
Zanzibar II schematic. Note the booster on the midleft top of the schematic.