Zhukov (ジューコフ Jukofu?) is a character that appears in the short film Mobile Suit Gundam: The 08th MS Team - Battle in Three Dimensions. He piloted a MS-07H-8 Gouf Flight Type.
The team leader of a Zeon mobile suit unit assigned to ambush incoming Earth Federation Forces from attacking Zeon's secret base in Southeast Asia, Zhukov commanded his team on the ground with his aerial MS Gouf Flight Type covering the sky and shallow water.
Personality & Character
Zhukov was calm and level-headed, as shown with his systematic attack against Federation targets. He was confident with his piloting skills and the power of his mobile suit, as he didn't panic against the powerful and well-armored Gundam Ez8.
Skills & Abilities
Zhukov was a highly-skilled mobile suit pilot, evident with his fine maneuvering technique with the Gouf Flight Type in the sky and hovering above water. He was quick to react, being able move his mobile suit out of dangerous situation. In addition, he was also a marksman, scoring accurate hits against enemy mobile suits.
Zhukov's team was assigned an unknown bridge crossing somewhere in Southeast Asia to ambush and destroy incoming Federation Forces from entering the Zeon mountain base which was secretly developing the Apsaras mobile armor. Zhukov's team encountered the 08th Mobile Suit Team which was on its way to join the impending Federation attacks. Armed with the aerial Gouf Flight Type and geographical advantage, Zhukov gained an upper hand in disabling Shiro Amada's teammates and put them into disadvantage. However, with Michel Ninorich's brave action and Gundam Ez8's tough armor, Zhukov and his team were eventually annihilated.
The 08th MS Team characters
|Earth Federation||08th MS Team||Shiro Amada | Karen Joshua | Eledore Massis | Terry Sanders Jr. | Michel Ninorich|
|Jidan Nickard | Kojima | Isan Ryer | Sally | Rob | Pietro | Mike | Agent Jacob | Alice Miller|
|Principality of Zeon||Aina Sahalin | Ginias Sahalin | Norris Packard | Yuri Kellerne | Cynthia | Bone Abust | Topp | Arth | Dell | Barry | Masado | Niever | Runen | Walter Janowitz | Military Woman (Kergerenko) | Zhukov|
|Others||Guerillas||Kiki Rosita | Baresto Rosita | Chibi | Hige | Noppo|
|Civilians||Maria | B.B.|